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Definitions for refund
rɪˈfʌnd, ˈri fʌnd; ˈri fʌndre·fund

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. refundnoun

    money returned to a payer

  2. refund, repaymentverb

    the act of returning money received previously

  3. refund, return, repay, give backverb

    pay back

    "Please refund me my money"


  1. refundnoun

    An amount of money returned.

    If the camera is faulty, you can return it to the store where you bought it for a refund.

  2. refundverb

    To return (money) to (someone).

  3. refundverb

    To supply again with funds; to reimburse.

  4. refundverb

    To pour back.

    Were the humours of the eye tinctured with any colour, they would refund that colour upon the object. uE000174329uE001 Ray.

  5. Etymology: refundere; prefix re- re- + fundere to pour: compare refondre, refonder. See fuse to melt, and compare refound to cast again, and refuse.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Refundverb

    Etymology: refundo, Lat.

    Were the humours of the eye tinctured with any colour, they would refund that colour upon the object, and so it would not be represented as in itself it is. John Ray.

    A governor, that had pilled the people, was, for receiving of bribes, sentenced to refund what he had wrongfully taken. Roger L'Estrange.

    Such wise men as himself account all that is past, to be also gone; and know, that there can be no gain in refunding, nor any profit in paying debts. South.

    How to Icarius, in the bridal hour,
    Shall I, by waste undone, refund the dow’r. Alexander Pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Refundverb

    to fund again or anew; to replace (a fund or loan) by a new fund; as, to refund a railroad loan

  2. Refundverb

    to pour back

  3. Refundverb

    to give back; to repay; to restore

  4. Refundverb

    to supply again with funds; to reimburse

  5. Etymology: [Pref. re- + fund.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Refund

    rē-fund′, v.t. to repay: to restore: to return what has been taken.—ns. Refund′; Refund′er; Refund′ment. [Fr.,—L. refundĕre, refusumre-, back, fundĕre, to pour.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of refund in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of refund in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of refund in a Sentence

  1. Elon Musk:

    Price should probably be ~$2/month, but paid 12 months up front account doesn’t get checkmark for 60 days (watch for credit card chargebacks) suspended with no refund if used for scam/spam, and no ads.

  2. British Airways:

    We apologize for the inconvenience but this is clearly a matter beyond our control, we are notifying customers on canceled services and are offering a full refund.

  3. Seth Setrakian:

    There's never a refund or a money back guarantee. I haven't found it yet.

  4. Todd Maiden:

    It has given people in the market some pause, if the court was to suddenly invalidate the auctions, where do you go from there? Does that mean we go back in time and refund the money? And that's just the tip of the iceberg.

  5. Ann Marie Buerkle:

    I'm urging parents to stop using this product immediately and to contact Fisher-Price for a refund or a voucher.

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Translations for refund

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  • إعادة مالArabic
  • Rückzahlung, Rückerstattung, erstatten, zurückerstatten, ErstattungGerman
  • repagiEsperanto
  • reembolso, reembolsar, devolverSpanish
  • hyvitys, maksupalautus, hyvittää, palautt, palautus, takaisinmaksu, maksaa takaisinFinnish
  • remboursement, rembourserFrench
  • ath-dhìoladh, ath-dhìolScottish Gaelic
  • aayioold, aayeeilManx
  • rimborso, restituire, ripagare, rifondere, rimborsareItalian
  • 払い戻す, 払い戻しJapanese
  • 환불금Korean
  • whakahoki moni, whakahokinga moniMāori
  • teruggaveDutch
  • reembolsar, reembolsoPortuguese
  • rambursareRomanian
  • возмещение, возмещать, компенсация, возвращённая сумма, компенсироватьRussian
  • återbetalningSwedish
  • geri ödemekTurkish
  • 退还Chinese

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