reimburse

  • 1 reimburse — re‧im‧burse [ˌriːɪmˈbɜːs ǁ ɜːrs] verb [transitive] formal FINANCE to pay money back to someone that they have spent because of their work: • Will your employer reimburse you? • Any expenses will be reimbur …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 reimburse — re·im·burse /ˌrē əm bərs/ vt bursed, burs·ing 1: to pay back (a sum lost or expended) to someone will reimburse the court costs 2: to make restoration or payment of an equivalent to reimburse the employee for travel expenses re·im·burse·ment n …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Reimburse — Re im*burse ( b?rs ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reimbursed} ( b?rst ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reimbursing}.] [Pref. re + imburse: cf. F. rembourser.] 1. To replace in a treasury or purse, as an equivalent for what has been taken, lost, or expended; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 reimburse — (v.) 1610s, from RE (Cf. re ) back + imburse to pay, enrich, lit. put in a purse (c.1530), from M.Fr. embourser, from O.Fr. em in + borser to get money, from borse purse, from M.L. bursa (see PURSE …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 reimburse — indemnify, repay, recompense, compensate, remunerate, satisfy, *pay Analogous words: recoup, *recover: *compensate, balance, offset …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 reimburse — [v] pay back something owed balance, compensate, indemnify, make reparations, make up for, offset, pay, recompense, recover, refund, remunerate, repay, requite, restore, return, square, square up; concept 341 Ant. take …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 reimburse — ► VERB ▪ repay (money) to (a person who has spent or lost it). DERIVATIVES reimbursable adjective reimbursement noun. ORIGIN from obsolete imburse «put in a purse», from Latin bursa purse …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 reimburse — [rē΄im bʉrs′] vt. reimbursed, reimbursing [ RE + archaic imburse, to pay, after Fr rembourser < re , again + embourser, to pay < en , in + bourse,PURSE] 1. to pay back (money spent) 2. to repay or compensate (a person) for expenses, damages …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 reimburse — v. 1) to reimburse amply, fully, generously 2) (rare) (B) all expenses will be reimbursed to you 3) (D; tr.) to reimburse for (you will be reimbursed for all expenses) * * * [ˌriːɪm bɜːs] fully generously (rare) (B) all expenses will be… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 reimburse — UK [ˌriːɪmˈbɜː(r)s] / US [ˌrɪɪmˈbɜrs] verb [transitive] Word forms reimburse : present tense I/you/we/they reimburse he/she/it reimburses present participle reimbursing past tense reimbursed past participle reimbursed to give someone the same… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 reimburse — [[t]ri͟ːɪmbɜ͟ː(r)s[/t]] reimburses, reimbursing, reimbursed VERB If you reimburse someone for something, you pay them back the money that they have spent or lost because of it. [FORMAL] [V n for n] I ll be happy to reimburse you for any expenses… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 reimburse — transitive verb ( bursed; bursing) Etymology: re + obsolete English imburse to put in the pocket, pay, from Medieval Latin imbursare, from Latin in in + Medieval Latin bursa purse more at purse Date: circa 1611 1. to pay back to someone ; repay < …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 reimburse — re|im|burse [ˌri:ımˈbə:s US ə:rs] v [T] [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: imburse to pay (16 19 centuries), from Old French borser to get money ] formal to pay money back to someone when their money has been spent or lost reimburse sb for sth ▪ The… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 reimburse — re|im|burse [ ,riım bɜrs ] verb transitive to give back money that someone has spent, for example on something relating to work: PAY BACK: The company will reimburse you for your travel expenses. We will reimburse any further costs that you incur …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 reimburse — verb (T) formal to pay money back to someone who has had to spend the money because of their work: reimburse sb for sth: The company will reimburse you for any costs incurred on the course. reimbursement noun (C, U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 reimburse — verb To compensate with pay or money; especially, to repay money spent on ones behalf. The company will reimburse your expenses for the business trip …

    Wiktionary

  • 17 reimburse — verb ADVERB ▪ fully, in full (esp. BrE) ▪ His costs in recovering the lost suitcase were fully reimbursed. ▪ All monies received will be reimbursed in full. PREPOSITION ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 reimburse — /ˌri:ɪm bɜ:s/ verb ♦ to reimburse someone their expenses to pay someone back for money which they have spent ● You will be reimbursed for your expenses or Your expenses will be reimbursed …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 19 reimburse — To place in a treasury, as all equivalent for what has been taken, lost, or expended; to refund; to pay back; to restore; as to reimburse the expenses of a war. State ex rel. Sayre v Moore, 40 Neb 854, 59 NW 755. To replenish the funds of a… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 20 reimburse — reimbursable, adj. reimbursement, n. reimburser, n. /ree im berrs /, v.t., reimbursed, reimbursing. 1. to make repayment to for expense or loss incurred: The insurance company reimbursed him for his losses in the fire. 2. to pay back; refund;… …

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