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REIMBURSE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does reimburse mean? 

REIMBURSE (verb)
  The verb REIMBURSE has 2 senses:

1. pay back for some expense incurred
2. reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss

  Familiarity information: REIMBURSE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REIMBURSE (verb)


Sense 1reimburse [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Pay back for some expense incurred

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Context example:

Can the company reimburse me for my professional travel?

Hypernyms (to "reimburse" is one way to...):

give back; refund; repay; return (pay back)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody something

Sentence example:

They reimburse the money


Sense 2reimburse [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

recoup; reimburse

Hypernyms (to "reimburse" is one way to...):

compensate; recompense; remunerate (make payment to; compensate)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Somebody ----s somebody PP


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