- payment of some or all charges or expenses.
Origin of defrayal
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Examples from the Web for defrayment
This old man is the divine Plato, who, spite of the sublimity of his doctrine, sold oil for the defrayment of his expenses.The Visions of Quevedo
Dom Francisco de Quevedo
The members of the Labour Chambers shall receive daily pay and defrayment of travelling expenses.The Theory and Policy of Labour Protection
Albert Eberhard Friedrich Schffle