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Definitions of Reimburse

Pronunciation : Re`im*burse" (-brs")
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Pref. re- + imburse: cf. F. rembourser.]
Definition : 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.

t. [imp. & p. p. Reimbursed (-brst"); p. pr. & vb. n. Reimbursing.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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