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 Dictionary entry overview: What does defrayment mean? 

  The noun DEFRAYMENT has 1 sense:

1. the act of paying money

  Familiarity information: DEFRAYMENT used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1defrayment [BACK TO TOP]


The act of paying money

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


defrayal; defrayment; payment

Hypernyms ("defrayment" is a kind of...):

commerce; commercialism; mercantilism (transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "defrayment"):

amortisation; amortization (payment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfers)

tribute (payment by one nation for protection by another)

disbursal; disbursement; outlay; spending (the act of spending or disbursing money)

rendering (giving in acknowledgment of obligation)

remuneration (the act of paying for goods or services or to recompense for losses)

refund; repayment (the act of returning money received previously)

ransom (payment for the release of someone)

prepayment (payment in advance)

overpayment (the act of paying too much)

fee splitting (payment (usually by doctors or lawyers) of part of the fee in return for the referral)

underpayment (the act of paying less than required)

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