• WordNet 3.6
    • n reimbursement compensation paid (to someone) for damages or losses or money already spent etc. "he received reimbursement for his travel expenses"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Reimbursement The act reimbursing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n reimbursement The act of reimbursing or refunding; repayment.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Reimbursement act of reimbursing
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. rembursement,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. rembourserre-, back, embourser, to put in a purse—bourse, a purse.


In literature:

France, under Charles X, demanded an indemnity of thirty million dollars to reimburse the planters for confiscated lands and property.
"The Negro" by W.E.B. Du Bois
The commissaries, on this, have called on Colonel Bland for reimbursement.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Evicted purchaser reimbursed, 9. tenant reimbursed, Y.
"The Oldest Code of Laws in the World The code of laws promulgated by Hammurabi, King of Babylon B.C. 2285-2242" by Hammurabi, King of Babylon
Besides we want to reimburse you for all the troubles you have been through.
"Atlantis" by Gerhart Hauptmann
He set out thereupon for America, made a fortune, returned January, 1816, and reimbursed Alain.
"Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z" by Anatole Cerfberr and Jules François Christophe
Reimbursements too were made by parliament for the expenses of the expedition.
"The Life of George Washington, Vol. 1 (of 5)" by John Marshall
So, of the reimbursement for learning a language.
"The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey--Vol. 1" by Thomas de Quincey
Besides, any expenditure incurred would have been reimbursed by the Inland Mission.
"An Australian in China" by George Ernest Morrison
The company will doubtless reimburse me for any such outlay.
"Ray's Daughter" by Charles King
Now he asked hopefully if he could reimburse the owners of the ship he'd captured off Walden.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
He had not yet lost all hope that Captain Sedley would reimburse the sums they had given the widow, and take them to Boston.
"The Boat Club" by Oliver Optic
Mr. and Mrs. Barlow were especially severe, and told her that she must gradually reimburse The Four from her allowance.
"Brenda, Her School and Her Club" by Helen Leah Reed
It is true that it is not possible to otherwise reimburse all the charges.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 10 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
It may be fairly asked, in what manner a person so situated is to reimburse himself?
"A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis" by Patrick Colquhoun
If anything, their respect would be heightened by his generous offer of reimbursement.
"The Hills of Refuge" by Will N. Harben
I will either reimburse you for your property or I'll send you another from Richmond.
"Vacation with the Tucker Twins" by Nell Speed
Report from the committee on claims favoring bill to reimburse certain persons for repelling invasions by Indians in Nevada.
"United States Government Publications, v. 8 Jan-Jun 1892" by Compiled
It is to old age that we look for reimbursement, the most of us.
"Modern Essays" by John Macy
It would be impolite to offer to reimburse him.
"The Gentleman and Lady's Book of Politeness and Propriety of Deportment, Dedicated to the Youth of Both Sexes" by Elisabeth Celnart
He plans to more than reimburse himself.
"Dorothy at Skyrie" by Evelyn Raymond

In news:

SAVANNAH'S MAYOR and City Council must take City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney to the woodshed for what appears to be chronic violations of the city's rules on travel reimbursements.
Members of the state Senate Democratic Policy Committee will be at the Barber National Institute in Erie this morning to hear how lower state reimbursements are affecting the center and other human services providers.
Reimbursement plugs void after medical device leaks.
To help smaller airports meet the requirement, the Law Enforcement Officer Reimbursement program was created, providing grants based on the number of flights and passengers moving through airports .
Caps on Medicare physical therapy reimbursement hurting patients, clinics alike .
Monterey County public officials reimbursed for array of expenses.
Is assistance available for owners when only partial reimbursements of fees from banks is received.
An IOM study predicts severe work force shortages, fueled in part by low reimbursements.
The Republican leader of the Georgia Senate is facing questions about state records that show he billed taxpayers for $8,100 in reimbursements that were reported as campaign expenses.
(AP) — Connecticut Light & Power has reimbursed a woman almost $10,500 after acknowledging it billed her for 25 years for the electricity used to power streetlights near her home.
Connecticut Light & Power has reimbursed a woman almost $10,500 after acknowledging it billed her for 25 years for the electricity used to power streetlights near her home.
The state of Vermont is notifying towns still struggling financially from Tropical Storm repairs that it will give out payments early while those towns await federal reimbursement for repairs.
But the attorney general says the Legislature should clamp down on the practice and make sure lawmakers are reimbursed by only one entity for travel expenses .
Lisa Serna-Mayorga reportedly reimbursed the city $9,000 before quitting.
It says it has to raise prices because it's not getting enough reimbursement from Medicare and Medicaid.

In science:

Example 4 (Delayed Effect) Let us assume that the action request reimbursement has a delayed effect (e.g., the increase by $50 of bank account after 30 time units).
Multi-valued Action Languages in CLP(FD)
Authors like Feldman (1997), Thomas et al. (2002) and Saporta (2006) defined the Credit scoring as the process of determining how likely a particular applicant is default with reimbursement.
Transfer Learning Using Logistic Regression in Credit Scoring
For the lender, the value of the assets must be higher than or equal to the debt, if he is to be reimbursed in the event of bankruptcy.
Credit derivatives: instruments of hedging and factors of instability. The example of ?Credit Default Swaps? on French reference entities
Although motivated by our goal to formalize the notions of use and purpose prevalently found in privacy policies, our work is more generally applicable to a broad range of policies, such as fiscal policies governing travel reimbursement.
On the Semantics of Purpose Requirements in Privacy Policies
Finally, the patient’s insurance will only reimburse the costs associated with this consultation if a medical reason (purpose) exists for them.
On the Semantics of Purpose Requirements in Privacy Policies
To show the generality of purposes, we consider an example involving travel reimbursement.
On the Semantics of Purpose Requirements in Privacy Policies
Consider a Philadelphian who needs to go to New York City for a business meeting with his employer and is invited to give a lecture at a conference in Washington, D.C., with his travel expenses reimbursed by the conference.
On the Semantics of Purpose Requirements in Privacy Policies
If the conference’s policy requires that reimbursed flights are only for the lecture, the auditor might deny reimbursement.
On the Semantics of Purpose Requirements in Privacy Policies
However, the employer seems even less likely to reimburse the traveler for his flight to Washington since the flight is redundant for getting to New York.
On the Semantics of Purpose Requirements in Privacy Policies
While having the conference reimburse the traveler for his flight to Washington seems reasonable, the idea that they should also reimburse him for his flight to New York appears counterintuitive.
On the Semantics of Purpose Requirements in Privacy Policies