Definition of Reimburse

1. Verb. Pay back for some expense incurred. "They reimburse the money "; "Can the company reimburse me for my professional travel?"

Generic synonyms: Give Back, Refund, Repay, Return
Derivative terms: Reimbursement



2. Verb. Reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss.
Exact synonyms: Recoup
Generic synonyms: Compensate, Recompense, Remunerate
Derivative terms: Reimbursement

Definition of Reimburse

1. v. t. To replace in a treasury or purse, as an equivalent for what has been taken, lost, or expended; to refund; to pay back; to restore; as, to reimburse the expenses of a war.

Definition of Reimburse

1. Verb. To compensate with pay or money; especially, to repay money spent on one's behalf. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reimburse

1. [v -BURSED, -BURSING, -BURSES]

Medical Definition of Reimburse

1. 1. To replace in a treasury or purse, as an equivalent for what has been taken, lost, or expended; to refund; to pay back; to restore; as, to reimburse the expenses of a war. 2. To make restoration or payment of an equivalent to (a person); to pay back to; to indemnify; often reflexive; as, to reimburse one's self by successful speculation. Origin: Pref. Re- + imburse: cf. F. Rembourser. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Reimburse

reimaging
reimagining
reimaginings
reimbark
reimbarked
reimbarking
reimbarks
reimbodied
reimbodies
reimbody
reimbodying
reimbursability
reimbursable
reimbursals
reimburse (current term)
reimbursed
reimburser
reimbursers
reimburses
reimbursing
reimmerse
reimmersed
reimmerses
reimmersing
reimmersion
reimmersions

Literary usage of Reimburse

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond (1822)
"Trustees are bound to reimburse the cestui que trust — lending money 16. Trustees are bound to reimburse the cestui que trust — general 18. ..."

2. Handbook of the Law of Principal and Agent by Francis Buchanan Tiffany (1903)
"It Is the duty of the principal to reimburse the agent for all expenses, advances, ... Duty to reimburse. "Speaking generally, the agent has the right to be ..."

3. Handbook of the Law of Principal and Agent by Francis Buchanan Tiffany (1903)
"It i» the duty of the principal to reimburse the agent for all expenses, advances, ... Duty to reimburse. "Speaking generally, the agent has the right to be ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Marine Insurance and Average: With References to by Joseph Arnould (1848)
"The parties' interests are severally, and not jointly, Uable, unless they be joint owners. Liability of the underwriters to reimburse general ..."

5. A Treatise on the American Law of Landlord and Tenant by John Neilson Taylor (1887)
"Landlord's Liability to reimburse Tenant for Payments. — The obligation of the landlord to pay all public charges against the property, except such as the ..."

6. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond, Thomas Day (1826)
"Trustees are bound to reimburse the cestui que l-rml—lending money on personal ... Trustee* are bound to reimburse the cestui que trust—-for neglecting to ..."

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