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Meaning of REFUND

Pronunciation:  [n]'reefund, [v]ri'fund, ree'fund

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of returning money received previously
  2. [n]  money returned to a payer
  3. [v]  pay back; "Please refund me my money"

REFUND is a 6 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: give back, repay, repayment, return
 See Also: defrayal, defrayment, discount, pay, payment, payment, rebate, reimburse, restitute, restore



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Re*fund"\ (r?*f?nd"), v. t. [Pref. re- + fund.]
    To fund again or anew; to replace (a fund or loan) by a new
    fund; as, to refund a railroad loan.
  2. \Re*fund"\ (r?*f?nd"), v. t. [L. refundere; pref. re- re-
    + fundere to pour: cf. F. refondre, refonder. See {Fuse} to
    melt, and cf. {Refound} to cast again, 1st {Refuse}.]
    1. To pour back. [R. & Obs.]
             Were the humors of the eye tinctured with any color,
             they would refund that color upon the object. --Ray.
    2. To give back; to repay; to restore.
             A governor, that had pillaged the people, was . . .
             sentenced to refund what he had wrongfully taken.
    3. To supply again with funds; to reimburse. [Obs.]