Refund meaning

rĭ-fŭnd, rēfŭnd
A repayment of funds.
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Refund is to give money back.

A company giving your money back on a defective toaster is an example of refund.

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To make repayment.
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To fund again or anew.
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To make repayment.
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An amount repaid.
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To give back or pay back (money, etc.); repay.
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The act of refunding or the amount refunded; repayment.
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To replace debt before the original maturity date by issuing refunding bonds.
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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.

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An amount of money returned.

If the camera is faulty, you can return it to the store where you bought it for a refund.

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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.

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To give back, especially money; return or repay.

Refunded the purchase price.

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Origin of refund

  • Middle English refunden from Old French refunder from Latin refundere re- re- fundere to pour gheu- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin refundere; prefix re- re- + fundere to pour: compare French refondre, refonder. See fuse to melt, and compare refound to cast again, and refuse.

    From Wiktionary