refund

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[ 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.

noun

an act or instance of refunding.
an amount refunded.

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Origin of refund

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1350–1400; Middle English refunden (v.) < Latin refundere to pour back, equivalent to re- re- + fundere to pour; see found3

OTHER WORDS FROM refund

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British Dictionary definitions for refundability

refund

verb (rɪˈfʌnd) (tr)

to give back (money), as when an article purchased is unsatisfactory
to reimburse (a person)

noun (ˈriːˌfʌnd)

return of money to a purchaser or the amount so returned

Derived forms of refund

refundable, adjectiverefunder, noun

Word Origin for refund

C14: from Latin refundere to pour back, from re- + fundere to pour
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