Origin of refundMiddle English refunden from Middle French or L: Middle French refonder from Classical Latin refundere from re-, back + fundere, to pour: see found
Clara got a refund for the earrings that she returned.
- The definition of a refund is an amount of money given back.
The $17 that was returned to you after you brought back a shirt that fit badly is an example of a refund.
- Refund is to give money back.
A company giving your money back on a defective toaster is an example of refund.
- to fund again or anew
- to use borrowed money, esp. the proceeds from the sale of a bond issue, to pay back (a loan) before or at maturity
- to replace (an old bond issue) with a new bond issue, often at a lower rate of interest
Origin of refundre- + fund
verbre·fund·ed, re·fund·ing, re·funds
- A repayment of funds.
- An amount repaid.
Origin of refundMiddle English refunden from Old French refunder from Latin refundere re- re- fundere to pour ; see gheu- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present refunds, present participle refunding, simple past and past participle refunded)
- To return (money) to (someone); to reimburse.
- A governor, that had pillaged the people, was [...] sentenced to refund what he had wrongfully taken. "” L'Estrange.
- If you find this computer for sale anywhere at a lower price, we'll refund you the difference.
- An amount of money returned.
- If the camera is faulty, you can return it to the store where you bought it for a refund.
refund - Investment & Finance Definition
To replace debt before the original maturity date by issuing refunding bonds.
- I thought he might want a refund on his unused rent, not that I'd have given it to him, but he didn't even ask.
- The lessee has no right to a refund when the cause of damage was existing and known at the date of the lease (Arts.
- If at least half of the harvest in any year is destroyed by accident, the lessee (a) in the case of a lease for several years, obtains, at the end of his lease, a refund of rent, by way of indemnity, unless he has been indemnified by preceding harvests; (b) in the case of a lease for a year only, may secure a proportional abatement of the current rent.
- In 1895, in order to bring down its price, a distillation tax was imposed, from which a refund was paid on alcohol used for other than beverage purposes.
- Do you think we will get a rain check or arefund since this is the last game of the season?