Defray

Definition of Defray

De`fray´
v. t.1.To pay or discharge; to serve in payment of; to provide for, as a charge, debt, expenses, costs, etc.
[imp. & p. p. Defrayed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Defraying.]
For the discharge of his expenses, and defraying his cost, he allowed him . . . four times as much.
- Usher.
2.To avert or appease, as by paying off; to satisfy; as, to defray wrath.

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acknowledge, bear the expense, chip in, clear, cover, defray expenses, discharge, finance, foot the bill, fund, go Dutch, honor a bill, liquidate, meet, pay, pay for, pay the bill, pay the piper, redeem, reimburse, settle, stand the costs
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