Imburse
Imburse \Im*burse"\, v. t. [Pref. im- in + burse: cf. F. embourser to put into one's purse. See {Burse}, and {Purse}.] To supply or stock with money. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • imburse — 1520s, from M.L. imbursare, from assimilated form of in into, in, on, upon (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + bursa purse. Related: Imbursement …   Etymology dictionary

  • imburse — /im bûrsˈ/ (rare) transitive verb 1. To put in a purse or in one s purse 2. To pay, refund ORIGIN: ↑im (↑in (1)), and L bursa a purse …   Useful english dictionary

  • Emburse — Em*burse , v. t. [See {Imburse}.] To furnish with money; to imburse. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Reimbursed — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reimbursing — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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