[ree-im-burs] /ˌri ɪmˈbɜrs/
verb (used with object), reimbursed, reimbursing.
to make repayment to for expense or loss incurred:
The insurance company reimbursed him for his losses in the fire.
to pay back; refund; repay.
(transitive) to repay or compensate (someone) for (money already spent, losses, damages, etc): your fare will be reimbursed after your interview
1610s, from re- “back” + imburse “to pay, enrich,” literally “put in a purse” (c.1530), from Middle French embourser, from Old French em- “in” + borser “to get money,” from borse “purse,” from Medieval Latin bursa (see purse (n.)). Related: Reimbursed; reimbursing.
[ree-in-fawrs-muh nt, -fohrs-] /ˌri ɪnˈfɔrs mənt, -ˈfoʊrs-/ noun 1. the act of reinforcing. 2. the state of being reinforced. 3. something that reinforces or strengthens. 4. Often, reinforcements. an additional supply of personnel, ships, aircraft, etc., for a military force. 5. a system of steel bars, strands, wires, or mesh for absorbing the tensile and […]
[ri-ley-tid] /rɪˈleɪ tɪd/ adjective 1. associated; connected. 2. allied by nature, origin, kinship, marriage, etc. 3. . 4. Music. (of tones) belonging to a melodic or harmonic series, so as to be susceptible of close connection. /rɪˈleɪtɪd/ adjective 1. connected; associated 2. connected by kinship or marriage 3. (in diatonic music) denoting or relating to […]
[rel-uh-tiv] /ˈrɛl ə tɪv/ noun 1. a person who is connected with another or others by blood or marriage. 2. something having, or standing in, some or connection to something else. 3. something dependent upon external conditions for its specific nature, size, etc. (opposed to ). 4. Grammar. a , adjective, or adverb. adjective 5. […]
[non-rel-uh-ti-vis-tik, non-] /ˈnɒn rɛl ə tɪˈvɪs tɪk, ˌnɒn-/ noun, Physics. 1. a form of quantum mechanics that excludes effects and is approximately applicable to low-energy problems, as the structure of atoms and molecules.