refund

refund
refund
refund1 [ri fund′; ] also, and for n. always [, rē′fund΄]
vt.
[ME refunden < MFr or L: MFr refonder < L refundere < re-, back + fundere, to pour: see FOUND3]
to give back or pay back (money, etc.); repay
vi.
to make repayment
n.
the act of refunding or the amount refunded; repayment
refundable
adj.
refund2 [rē fund′]
vt.
[ RE- + FUND]
1. to fund again or anew
2. Finance
a) to use borrowed money, esp. the proceeds from the sale of a bond issue, to pay back (a loan) before or at maturity
b) to replace (an old bond issue) with a new bond issue, often at a lower rate of interest

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  • Refund — Re*fund (r?*f?nd ), v. t. [L. refundere; pref. re re + fundere to pour: cf. F. refondre, refonder. See {Fuse} to melt, and cf. {Refound} to cast again, 1st {Refuse}.] 1. To pour back. [R. & Obs.] [1913 Webster] Were the humors of the eye… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Refund — Re*fund (r?*f?nd ), v. t. [Pref. re + fund.] To fund again or anew; to replace (a fund or loan) by a new fund; as, to refund a railroad loan. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refund — I noun compensation, cut, discount, indemnification, money back, payment for expenses, rebate, recompense, recoupment, reduction, refundment, reimbursement, repayment, replacement, restitution, return, satisfaction, settlement II verb adjust,… …   Law dictionary

  • refund — [n] returned money acquittance, allowance, compensation, consolation, discharge, discount, give back*, give up*, kickback, money back, payment, rebate, reimbursement, remuneration, repayment, restitution, retribution, return, satisfaction,… …   New thesaurus

  • refund — ► VERB ▪ pay back (money) to. ► NOUN ▪ a refunded sum of money. DERIVATIVES refundable adjective. ORIGIN Latin refundere pour back …   English terms dictionary

  • refund — To retire existing bond issues through the sale of a new bond issue, usually to reduce the interest rate being paid. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. refund re‧fund 1 [ˈriːfʌnd] noun [countable] …   Financial and business terms

  • refund — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ full ▪ partial ▪ 10%, 50%, etc. ▪ cash ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • refund — I UK [ˈriːfʌnd] / US [ˈrɪˌfʌnd] noun [countable] Word forms refund : singular refund plural refunds money that was yours that you get again, especially because you have paid too much for something or have decided you do not want it You will… …   English dictionary

  • refund — I n. 1) to give, pay a refund 2) to get, receive a refund 3) a tax refund II v. (B) the manager refunded the purchase price to the customer * * * [ riːfʌnd] pay a refund receive a refund (B) the manager refunded the purchase price to the customer …   Combinatory dictionary

  • refund — re|fund1 [ˈri:fʌnd] n 1.) an amount of money that is given back to you if you are not satisfied with the goods or services that you have paid for ▪ They refused to give me a refund . ▪ Return your purchase within 14 days for a full refund . ▪ You …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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