refund

verb (1)
re·​fund | \ ri-ˈfənd How to pronounce refund (audio) , ˈrē-ˌfənd \
refunded; refunding; refunds

Definition of refund

 (Entry 1 of 3)

transitive verb

1 : to give or put back
2 : to return (money) in restitution, repayment, or balancing of accounts

refund

noun
re·​fund | \ ˈrē-ˌfənd How to pronounce refund (audio) \

Definition of refund (Entry 2 of 3)

1 : the act of refunding
2 : a sum refunded

refund

verb (2)
re·​fund | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfənd How to pronounce refund (audio) \
refunded; refunding; refunds

Definition of refund (Entry 3 of 3)

transitive verb

: to fund again

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Other Words from refund

Verb (1)

refundability \ ri-​ˌfən-​də-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce refund (audio) , (ˌ)rē-​ \ noun
refundable \ ri-​ˈfən-​də-​bəl How to pronounce refund (audio) , (ˌ)rē-​ \ adjective

Examples of refund in a Sentence

Noun No refunds or exchanges are allowed.

First Known Use of refund

Verb (1)

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1711, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb (2)

1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for refund

Verb (1)

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

Verb (2)

re- + fund entry 2

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The first known use of refund was in the 15th century

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“Refund.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refund. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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refund

noun

English Language Learners Definition of refund

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

refund

verb
re·​fund | \ ri-ˈfənd How to pronounce refund (audio) \
refunded; refunding

Kids Definition of refund

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

refund

noun
re·​fund | \ ˈrē-ˌfənd How to pronounce refund (audio) \

Kids Definition of refund (Entry 2 of 2)

: an amount of money that is returned as repayment

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