Refund is to give money back.(verb)
A company giving your money back on a defective toaster is an example of refund.
The definition of a refund is an amount of money given back.(noun)
The $17 that was returned to you after you brought back a shirt that fit badly is an example of a refund.
See refund in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME refunden < MFr or L: MFr refonder < L refundere < re-, back + fundere, to pour: see found
Origin: re- + fund
See refund in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb re·fund·ed, re·fund·ing, re·funds verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English refunden
Origin: , from Old French refunder
Origin: , from Latin refundere
Origin: : re-, re-
Origin: + fundere, to pour; see gheu- in Indo-European roots.
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