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refund

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verb re·fund \ri-ˈfənd, ˈrē-ˌ\

Definition of refund

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to give or put back

  3. 2 :  to return (money) in restitution, repayment, or balancing of accounts

refundability

play \ri-ˌfən-də-ˈbi-lə-tē, (ˌ)rē-\ noun

refundable

play \-ˈfən-də-bəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of refund

Middle English refounden, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French refunder, from Latin refundere, literally, to pour back, from re- + fundere to pour — more at found


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refund

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noun re·fund \ˈrē-ˌfənd\

Definition of refund

  1. 1 :  the act of refunding

  2. 2 :  a sum refunded

Examples of refund in a Sentence

  1. No refunds or exchanges are allowed.

First Known Use of refund

1711


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refund

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verb re·fund \(ˌ)rē-ˈfənd\

Definition of refund

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to fund again

Origin and Etymology of refund

re- + 2fund



REFUND Defined for English Language Learners

refund

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Definition of refund for English Language Learners

  • : an amount of money that is given back to someone who has returned a product, paid too much, etc.


REFUND Defined for Kids

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refund

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verb re·fund \ri-ˈfənd\

Definition of refund for Students

refunded

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refunding

  1. :  to return (money) as repayment If you are not satisfied the purchase price will be refunded.

Word Root of refund

The Latin word fundere, meaning “to pour,” and its form fūsus give us the roots fund and fus. Words from the Latin fundere have something to do with pouring. To refund is to pour someone's money back to her or him. Confusion exists when too many things are poured together so that they become uncertain and unclear. A profusion is a great quantity that seems to have been poured forth from a plentiful supply.


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refund

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noun re·fund \ˈrē-ˌfənd\

Definition of refund for Students

  1. :  an amount of money that is returned as repayment



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