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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Reimburse  \Re`im*burse"\  (-b?rs"),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Reimbursed}  (-b?rst");  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Reimbursing}.] 
  [Pref.  re-  +  imburse:  cf  F.  rembourser.] 
  1.  To  replace  in  a  treasury  or  purse,  as  an  equivalent  for 
  what  has  been  taken  lost,  or  expended;  to  refund;  to  pay 
  back  to  restore;  as  to  reimburse  the  expenses  of  a  war. 
  2.  To  make  restoration  or  payment  of  an  equivalent  to  (a 
  person);  to  pay  back  to  to  indemnify;  --  often  reflexive; 
  as  to  reimburse  one's  self  by  successful  speculation. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  1:  pay  back  for  some  expense  incurred;  "Can  the  company 
  reimburse  me  for  my  professional  travel?" 
  2:  reimburse  or  compensate  (someone),  as  for  a  loss  [syn:  {recoup}] 

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