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ˌri ɪmˈbɜrsre·im·burse

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reimburseverb

    pay back for some expense incurred

    "Can the company reimburse me for my professional travel?"

  2. recoup, reimburseverb

    reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss


  1. reimburseverb

    To compensate with pay or money; especially, to repay money spent on one's behalf.

    The company will reimburse your expenses for the business trip.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reimburseverb

    to replace in a treasury or purse, as an equivalent for what has been taken, lost, or expended; to refund; to pay back; to restore; as, to reimburse the expenses of a war

    Etymology: [Pref. re- + imburse: cf. F. rembourser.]

  2. Reimburseverb

    to make restoration or payment of an equivalent to (a person); to pay back to; to indemnify; -- often reflexive; as, to reimburse one's self by successful speculation

    Etymology: [Pref. re- + imburse: cf. F. rembourser.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Reimburse

    rē-im-burs′, v.t. to refund: to pay an equivalent to for loss or expense.—adj. Reimburs′able, capable of being repaid: intended to be repaid.—ns. Reimburse′ment, act of reimbursing; Reimburs′er, one who reimburses. [Fr. rembourserre-, back, embourser, to put in a purse—bourse, a purse.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reimburse in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reimburse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of reimburse in a Sentence

  1. Rudolph Giuliani:

    You're getting in trouble because you work for me, you're getting reimbursed, you're getting in trouble for your own stuff, I can't reimburse you.

  2. New York:

    We're virtually the only business in the world that asks you to be away from home three or four nights a week and doesn't reimburse you for the cost of lodging or the cost of food.

  3. Kate Brown:

    We will be asking federal officials to reimburse the state for these costs.

  4. Lauren Riihimaki:

    The issue is that most creators have so much going on, especially with video content. That's what takes the most time, energy and budget, when something goes on YouTube, for the most part, you're able to kind of reimburse your cost and monetize that. Instagram hasn't rolled out monetization for IGTV yet.

  5. Cyd Courchesne:

    If I was working for any other company, and I was their medical director, I would say do not reimburse, we do not have enough information right now.

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