Synonyms of make up for in English:

make up for

See definition of make something up


1‘she tried to make up for what she'd said earlier’

atone for, make amends for, compensate for, make recompense for, make reparation for, make redress for, make restitution for, expiate
formal requite

2‘hard work can more than make up for a lack of intellectual brilliance’

offset, counterbalance, counterweigh, counteract, compensate for
balance, neutralize, cancel out, even up, redeem