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 Dictionary entry overview: What does reimbursement mean? 

  The noun REIMBURSEMENT has 1 sense:

1. compensation paid (to someone) for damages or losses or money already spent etc.

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

 Dictionary entry details 


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Compensation paid (to someone) for damages or losses or money already spent etc.

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Context example:

he received reimbursement for his travel expenses

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

compensation (something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury))

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

allowance (a sum granted as reimbursement for expenses)

breakage (reimbursement for goods damaged while in transit or in use)

costs (pecuniary reimbursement to the winning party for the expenses of litigation)

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