to give back or restore (especially money); repay.
to make repayment to; reimburse.
to make repayment.
an act or instance of refunding.
an amount refunded.
- re·fund·a·ble, adjective
- re·fund·a·bil·i·ty, noun
- re·fund·er, noun
- re·fund·ment, noun
- non·re·fund·a·bil·i·ty, noun
- non·re·fund·a·ble, adjective
- un·re·fund·a·ble, adjective
Other definitions for refund (2 of 2)
to fund anew.
to meet (a matured debt structure) by new borrowing, especially through issuance of bonds.
to replace (an old issue) with a new one.
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How to use refund in a sentence
Apple said Epic has also directed users toward AppleCare to seek refunds.
Nearly six in 10 people who haven’t received refunds for canceled travel plans said they have already completely given up their efforts in trying to receive a refund.What to do if you lost money on an event canceled because of COVID-19 | Rachel King | August 19, 2020 | Fortune
For consumers looking for refunds, Rossman suggests to start requests with the original point of purchase.What to do if you lost money on an event canceled because of COVID-19 | Rachel King | August 19, 2020 | Fortune
Koch Industries’ political action committee even asked for a refund on its $5,000 donation to her campaign.What You Need To Know About Today’s Elections In Minnesota And Georgia | Geoffrey Skelley (firstname.lastname@example.org) | August 11, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
Many ecommerce stores don’t highlight their return and refund policy, but you should.Five quick ways to speed up your ecommerce conversions | Joydeep Bhattacharya | May 28, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
The company would continue to refund these goodwill refunds.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks | M.L. Nestel | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now, unsatisfied customers simply have to ask for a refund, and many do, though they are banned from RSD afterward.
This refund—the largest in Russian history—was processed in a single day on Christmas Eve 2007.
The Group then allegedly used these companies to file bogus refund claims in Kazan and Moscow.
Hermitage filed another criminal complaint—this related to the refund.Fraud and the City: Russia’s Manhattan Money Laundering | Michael Daly | September 16, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But although he was thus able to refund the money, Bonaparte dismissed him from the command of the Guard.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Bonaparte at once summoned Lannes, rated him soundly, and commanded him immediately to refund the money.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Please refund money at once or forward me without delay a consistent photograph of a 'special edition de luxe' girl.
I haven't got anything left to settle with, and it might be months and months before I could refund the actual cash money.
But you see I still owe you a week's subscription—and I can't refund you the money because I haven't got it.
British Dictionary definitions for refund (1 of 2)
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
- refundable, adjective
- refunder, noun
British Dictionary definitions for re-fund (2 of 2)
to discharge (an old or matured debt) by new borrowing, as by a new bond issue
to replace (an existing bond issue) with a new one
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