Refund vs Remunerate - What's the difference?

refund | remunerate |


As verbs the difference between refund and remunerate

is that refund is to return (money) to (someone); to reimburse while remunerate is to compensate; to pay.

As a noun refund

is an amount of money returned.

refund

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To return (money) to (someone); to reimburse.
  • A governor, that had pillaged the people, was sentenced to refund what he had wrongfully taken. — L'Estrange.
    If you find this computer for sale anywhere at a lower price, we'll refund you the difference.
  • (obsolete) To supply again with funds.
  • to refund a railroad loan
  • (obsolete, rare) To pour back.
  • Were the humours of the eye tinctured with any colour, they would refund that colour upon the object. — Ray.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An amount of money returned.
  • If the camera is faulty, you can return it to the store where you bought it for a refund.

    Anagrams

    * English heteronyms

    remunerate

    English

    Verb

  • To compensate; to pay.
  • Anagrams

    * renumerate ----