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refundnoun compensation, cut, discount, money back, payment for expenses, rebate, recompense, recoupment, reduction, refundment, repayment, replacement, restitution, return, satisfaction, settlement
refundverb adjust, compensate, dissolvere, give back, honor a claim, indemnify, make amends, make commensation, make good, make restitution, pay back, rebate, recompense, reddere, redeem, reimburse, repay, replace, requite, restore, return, satisfy, settle, square
See also: bear the expense, compensate, consideration, defray, discharge, indemnify, indemnity, payment, quit, rebate, reciprocate, recompense, recoup, reimburse, reimbursement, remunerate, repay, replace, replacement, restitution, restore, return
TO REFUND. To pay back by the party who has received it, to the party who
has paid it, money which ought not to have been paid.
2. On a deficiency of assets, executors and administrators cum testamento annexo, are entitled to have refunded to them legacies which they may have paid, or so much as may be necessary. to pay the debts of the testator; and in order to insure this, they are generally authorized to require a refunding bond. Vide 8 Vin. Ab. 418; 18 In Vin. Ab. 273; Bac. Ab. Legacies, H.