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English Dictionary: reimburse by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
reimburse
v
  1. pay back for some expense incurred; "Can the company reimburse me for my professional travel?"
  2. reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss
    Synonym(s): recoup, reimburse
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   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 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.
            --Paley.
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