Definition of "refund" []

  • To give back, especially money; return or repay: refunded the purchase price. (verb-transitive)
  • To make repayment. (verb-intransitive)
  • A repayment of funds. (noun)
  • An amount repaid. (noun)
  • To give back (money), as when an article purchased is unsatisfactory (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To reimburse (a person) (verb)
  • Return of money to a purchaser or the amount so returned (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "refund" in a sentence
  • "The question of a refund is a far, far different thing, however!"
  • "As long as you have a receipt, a refund is accorded to you with little to no questions."
  • "The average income tax refund is up nearly 10% from a year ago, reflecting tax credits included in last year's economic stimulus package, according to IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman."