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Antonyms for remuneration

boon, donation, nonpayment, gift, bequest, largess, gratuity, present, benefaction, bribe, underpayment.

Usage examples for remuneration

  1. I claimed his patient as my wife; I expressed myself obliged by his care, and begged his acceptance of a further remuneration which I tendered, and which was eagerly accepted. – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  2. Their remuneration for this unparalleled slavery is from 8s. – A Morning's Walk from London to Kew by Richard Phillips
  3. And this was done thus:- William granted a remuneration calculated in such a way that, at the end of the year, James received his plane quite new, and in addition, a compensation, consisting of a new plank, for the advantages of which he had deprived himself, and which he had yielded to his friend. – Essays on Political Economy by Frederic Bastiat
  4. 15 So, if clothes are delivered to be cleaned or finished or mended for a certain remuneration and then are stolen, it is the fuller or tailor who can sue on the theft, and not the owner; for the owner suffers nothing by the loss, having the action of letting against the fuller or tailor for the recovery of his property. – The Institutes of Justinian by Caesar Flavius Justinian
  5. I mean, would you entertain a proposal in your present line of business with increased remuneration – Revenge! by by Robert Barr
  6. In a stove factory where four fifths of the processes are paid by piece rates, it was necessary, not long ago, to fix the remuneration for the assembling of a new type of range. – Increasing-Human-Efficiency-in-Business-a-contribution-to-the-psychology-of-business by Scott, Walter Dill
  7. Whatever I may do is certainly not done for a remuneration and such a service as this, at least, you need not speak of. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. The average real remuneration of labour, or the average rate of wages, in such a community would therefore correspond with the average productivity of its labour. – Contemporary Socialism by John Rae
  9. Jim had evidently found the work too hard, and was dissatisfied with the remuneration so he declined, resolving to try his chance in a more promising part of the mine. – Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines by R.M. Ballantyne
  10. I say further that you are bound to admit this by the concession which you have made, for you must admit that labour might be rendered cheap as effectually in England by prevailing on English labourers to be satisfied with the modest remuneration of food paid in India, as by the importation of labourers; and, if you do not admit it, I beg to ask why you refuse to do so. – Letters of David Ricardo to Thomas Robert Malthus, 1810-1823 by David Ricardo
  11. There was a delicacy and kindness in this proposal on the part of Lady M- which I felt gratefully; but it appeared to me that after all it was only an excuse to offer me an asylum without any remuneration on my part, and I stated my feeling on that point. – Valerie by Frederick Marryat
  12. But on re- examination, it turned out that Mr. Locust had put several questions to Joe with a view of securing his evidence himself at a reasonable remuneration and of contradicting Mr. Bumpkin. – The Humourous Story of Farmer Bumpkin's Lawsuit by Richard Harris
  13. And this is the reason, my dear Thrasymachus, why, as I was just now saying, no one is willing to govern; because no one likes to take in hand the reformation of evils which are not his concern without remuneration – Plato's Republic by Plato
  14. She would take no remuneration and thanking me, hastened on her way. – My Home In The Field of Honor by Frances Wilson Huard
  15. The acquaintance thus begun very quickly became one of friendship, without any knowledge or thought that it would in time lead to a co- operative life work, and when the author later offered his book for publication it was without request or thought of financial remuneration – The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright
  16. Wallie pondered it and said finally: " You will agree in writing to dig without remuneration until you get water if you do not strike it at sixty- eight feet?" – The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart
  17. In reply to a resolution of the New York Chamber of Commerce calling for a suitable return for his services as will evince the gratitude of the nation, Ericsson said: All the remuneration I desire for the Monitor I get out of the construction of it. – Inventors by Philip Gengembre Hubert
  18. Men who receive any remuneration from any man, class of men, or corporations, paid or bestowed for the purpose of securing friendly legislation, are unfit to represent the people. – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud
  19. I trust you will allow me to offer some remuneration – The Pirate and The Three Cutters by Frederick Marryat
  20. This opinion of M. de Simonde would be correct if five years elapsed between the first advance of the tax, and the sale of the taxed commodity to the consumer; but if one year only elapsed, a remuneration of 400 francs, instead of 2734, would give a profit at the rate of 10 per cent. – On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation by David Ricardo

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