from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To give back, especially money; return or repay: refunded the purchase price.
- intransitive v. To make repayment.
- n. A repayment of funds.
- n. An amount repaid.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To return (money) to (someone).
- v. To supply again with funds; to reimburse.
- v. To pour back.
- n. An amount of money returned.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To fund again or anew; to replace (a fund or loan) by a new fund.
- transitive v. To pour back.
- transitive v. To give back; to repay; to restore.
- transitive v. To supply again with funds; to reimburse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pour back.
- To return in payment or compensation for what has been taken; repay; restore.
- To resupply with funds; reimburse; indemnify.
- n. Repayment; return of money.
- To fund again or anew, as a public debt.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of returning money received previously
- n. money returned to a payer
- v. pay back
The question of a refund is a far, far different thing, however!
As long as you have a receipt, a refund is accorded to you with little to no questions.
The average income tax refund is up nearly 10% from a year ago, reflecting tax credits included in last year's economic stimulus package, according to IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman.
But a big refund is no windfall, says Gary Lundberg, product management director for CompleteTax, an online tax software program.
So far this year, the average refund is $3,036, up more than $200 from the same period a year earlier.
The White House noted Thursday that federal taxes were reduced by $173 billion in 2009 and said that the average tax refund is about 10 percent higher than last year.
"The White House noted Thursday that federal taxes were reduced by $173 billion in 2009 and said that the average tax refund is about 10 percent higher than last year."
So far, Americans who have filed their taxes have discovered that the average refund is up nearly ten percent this year – to an all-time high of about $3,000.
If the donations went to the person and not the party then no refund is warranted.
DRob, that Michigan deposit refund is such a good motivator, that folks from Ohio come in to collect refunds --- on bottles and cans not bought in Michigan.