[ verb ri-fuhnd, ree-fuhnd; noun ree-fuhnd ]
/ verb rɪˈfʌnd, ˈri fʌnd; noun ˈri fʌnd /
verb (used with object)
to give back or restore (especially money); repay.
to make repayment to; reimburse.
verb (used without object)
to make repayment.
an act or instance of refunding.
an amount refunded.
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Origin of refund1
OTHER WORDS FROM refund
re·fund·a·ble, adjectivere·fund·a·bil·i·ty, nounre·fund·er, nounre·fund·ment, noun
non·re·fund·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·re·fund·a·ble, adjectiveun·re·fund·a·ble, adjective
Words nearby refund
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British Dictionary definitions for nonrefundable
verb (rɪˈfʌnd) (tr)
to give back (money), as when an article purchased is unsatisfactory
to reimburse (a person)
return of money to a purchaser or the amount so returned
Derived forms of refundrefundable, adjectiverefunder, noun
Word Origin for refund
C14: from Latin refundere to pour back, from re- + fundere to pour
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