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 tinctured with any color, they would refund that color upon the object. --Ray. [1913 Webster]

2. To give back; to repay; to restore. [1913 Webster]

A governor, that had pillaged the people, was . . . sentenced to refund what he had wrongfully taken. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

3. To supply again with funds; to reimburse. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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