verb (used with object)
to bear or pay all or part of (the costs, expenses, etc.):
The grant helped defray the expenses of the trip.
(transitive) to furnish or provide money for (costs, expenses, etc); pay
verb (used with object) 1. to ask for with proper authority; claim as a right: He demanded payment of the debt. 2. to ask for peremptorily or urgently: He demanded sanctuary. She demanded that we let her in. 3. to call for or require as just, proper, or necessary: This task demands patience. Justice demands […]
adjective 1. requiring or claiming more than is generally felt by others to be due: a demanding teacher. 2. calling for intensive effort or attention; taxing: a demanding job. adjective 1. not requiring great patience, skill, attention, etc: an undemanding book adjective 1. requiring great patience, skill, etc: a demanding job
noun 1. death or decease. 2. termination of existence or operation: the demise of the empire. 3. Law. a death or decease occasioning the transfer of an estate. a conveyance or transfer of an estate. 4. Government. transfer of sovereignty, as by the death or deposition of the sovereign. verb (used with object), demised, demising. […]
verb (used with or without object), democratized, democratizing. 1. to make or become democratic. verb 1. (transitive) to make democratic