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tr.v. re·im·bursed, re·im·burs·ing, re·im·burs·es
1. To repay (money spent); refund.
2. To pay back or compensate (another party) for money spent or losses incurred.
[re- + imburse, to put in a purse, pay (from French embourser, from Old French : en-, in from Latin in-; see in-2 + borser, to get money, from borse, purse, from Late Latin bursa, bag; see bursa).]
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|Noun||1.||reimbursement - compensation paid (to someone) for damages or losses or money already spent etc.; "he received reimbursement for his travel expenses"|
compensation - something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
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