verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of refund1
Examples from the Web for refundable
Contemporary Examples of refundable
The child tax credit would be cut in half, from $1,000 today to $500, and would no longer be refundable for most.Fiscal Cliff Hostage Situation Day 14: The Thelma & Louise Caucus
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Historical Examples of refundable
Many working Americans do not have health care coverage, so we will help them buy their own insurance with refundable tax credits.
verb (rɪˈfʌnd) (tr)
Word Origin for refund
"to give back, restore," early 15c. (earlier "to pour back," late 14c.), from Old French refunder "restore" and directly from Latin refundere "give back, restore, return," literally "pour back, flow back," from re- "back" (see re-) + fundere "to pour" (see found (v.2)). Specifically of money from 1550s. Related: Refunded; refunding.
"a return of money paid," 1782, from refund (v.).