Imburse vs Reimburse - What's the difference?

imburse | reimburse |


As verbs the difference between imburse and reimburse

is that imburse is (obsolete) to supply or stock with money while reimburse is to compensate with payment; especially, to repay money spent on one's behalf.

imburse

English

Verb

(imburs)
  • (obsolete) To supply or stock with money.
  • 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