defray the cost

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He stopped to count the money still left, out of the sum deposited by Moody to defray the cost of the inquiry.
Yet so many people were there, still, to whom those riots taught no lesson of reproof or moderation, that a public subscription was set on foot in Scotland to defray the cost of his defence.
She therefore took her grandfather aside, and telling him that she had still enough left to defray the cost of their lodging, proposed that they should stay there for the night.
to defray the cost of my tuition during the whole time that I was at Hampton.
I use heaps of postage stamps, pay the expenses of many indifferent lecturers, defray the cost of printing reams of pamphlets and hand-bills which hail the laborer flatteringly as the salt of the earth, write and edit a little socialist journal, and do what lies in my power generally.
twelve thousand francs a year to defray the costs of a household consisting of father, mother, two children, a chambermaid and cook, living on the second floor of a house in the rue Duphot, in an apartment costing two thousand francs a year.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday told lumad parents they need not worry about sending their children to college as the government would now defray the cost of their education.
Moral obligation' of Monarch owners THE private equity owner of failed airline Monarch has agreed it has a "moral obligation" to help defray the cost of repatriating customers.
This Company relies on sponsor advertisers to defray the cost of publication and distribution and is the only local company to publish large Car-Rental Approved maps required by Miami Dade County.
It is meant to help defray the cost of getting the horse to the races and incentivise the owner/trainer to run, even if the horse fails to win any prize-money.
Yet 4 out of 5 students acknowledge attending a college in their home state to lower the cost, and 77 percent work at least part of the year to help defray the cost.
In order to help defray the cost of relocating jobs from Roanoke to Norfolk, Norfolk Southern Corp.