Deduct vs Reimburse - What's the difference?

deduct | reimburse |


As verbs the difference between deduct and reimburse

is that deduct is to take one thing from another; remove from; make smaller by some amount while reimburse is to compensate with payment; especially, to repay money spent on one's behalf.

deduct

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To take one thing from another; remove from; make smaller by some amount.
  • I will deduct the cost of the can of peas from the money I owe you.

    Anagrams

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    reimburse

    English

    Verb

    (reimburs)
  • To compensate with payment; especially, to repay money spent on one's behalf.
  • The company will reimburse your expenses for the business trip.

    Derived terms

    * reimbursable * reimbursement * reimburser

    Hypernyms

    * compensate, pay