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My employer will reimburse me for the cost of meals while I’m at the conference.
  to pay someone back for an expense for which you are responsible
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reimbursement reimbursed reimburse reimbursable reimbursing reimburses
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  • My employer will reimburse me for the cost of meals while I’m at the conference.
  • The insurance company reimbursed me for all the repairs.
  • My parents reimburse me for the books I buy for school.
  • "They reimburse the volunteers’ families, wire-head."
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder

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  • I’ll reimburse you the thirty-nine pounds if you’re that bothered."
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Sam insisted that every one of the juveniles go off to detention for at least a year, a demand I considered unreasonable since my client was a good student, had no record whatsoever, admitted what she’d done after she sobered up, and her parents were more than willing to reimburse the church for her share of the damages.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • He said right away to Wanda, ’I won’t be able to pay you now, to reimburse you right away for the weapons.’
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Broarwood would reimburse us the cost of the hearing aids, he said.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • What I didn’t — and couldn’t — say was that there wasn’t enough money to reimburse even a quarter of the clients.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Others simply say, "You will receive no reimbursement for donating tissue."
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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  • We are drawing up severance terms that will include a reimbursement of those monies.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Before I know it, I’ve read the whole note: Dear Celia, In lieu of reimbursing me for my dress you tore, we at the League would gladly receive a donation of no less than two hundred dollars.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • He could reimburse the government for all the people and property he had destroyed and still have enough money left over to continue buying Egyptian cotton.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • You must let me reimburse you!
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • It is therefore often the compensation by which a frightened man reimburses himself for the miseries of Fear.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Screwtape Letters
  • I think perhaps she saw the wide twisted mouth and embarrassed eyes of Martin Hopps on her and felt that in some way she was reimbursing him for his stolen life.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • Ron assured Harry he would reimburse him for his half the moment he left Hogwarts and got a job, but before they could close the deal, Hermione had confiscated the bottle from Carmichael and poured the contents down a toilet.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • I hereby promise to reimburse you the 150 crowns.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • As a matter of fact, who’s going to reimburse me for all the other caskets, and everything else, that I’ve contributed since The Day?
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • Her husband, who was a millowner, railed at the clumsy fellow, and while she was with her handkerchief wiping up the stains from her handsome cherry-coloured taffeta gown, he angrily muttered about indemnity, costs, reimbursement.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • The reimbursement check that arrived at his door offered him a painless way out of his automobile venture.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • Then the Consul realized, belatedly, that the treeship would be ideal for the upcoming evacuation, its expenses ultimately to be reimbursed by the Hegemony.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • It would have been easier-far easier-to offer to reimburse the unemployed brother from Washburn’s monthly stipend, but the doctor and his patient had agreed to refrain from such compromises.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • …he would not have done to save his own good name even though the arrest had been a direct result of the business between himself and Sutpen—that affair which, when it reached a point where his conscience refused to sanction it, he had withdrawn from and let Sutpen take all the profit, refusing even to allow Sutpen to reimburse him for the loss which, in withdrawing, he had suffered, though he did permit his daughter to marry this man of whose actions his conscience did not approve.
    William Faulkner  --  Absalom, Absalom!
  • …limit the prince, that he might not grow too great; and to restrain the people, that they might not become too insolent—and that none might factiously aspire to public employments, which ought neither to be sold nor made burdensome by a great expense, since otherwise those that serve in them would be tempted to reimburse themselves by cheats and violence, and it would become necessary to find out rich men for undergoing those employments, which ought rather to be trusted to the wise.
    Thomas More  --  Utopia
  • The town would be happy to reimburse you for expenses.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  True Believer
  • He also followed Grundy’s opinion, deviating only in his much stronger emphasis on Article 10 of Pickney’s Treaty which dealt with reimbursement.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • Though Harriet had repeatedly applied for a pension for herself or back pay to reimburse her for those years she had served with the Union forces, her claim was never allowed.
    Ann Petry  --  Harriet Tubman
  • For your efforts, the Crown governor has authorized Mr. St. Jacques here to issue you a check in the amount of one hundred pounds for your church-to be reimbursed by the treasury, of course.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • The danger of delay obliges the consenting provinces to furnish their quotas, without waiting for the others; and then to obtain reimbursement from the others, by deputations, which are frequent, or otherwise, as they can.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • "Reimbursement would be pointless," Guo Ming said.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • And the sweetest part of the whole deal was that there really was no need to reimburse the government at all.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • I hereby promise to reimburse you the 150 crowns.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • "Any agreement would hinge on the Americans reimbursing us for the booster," Zhu Tao said, "and the State Council would likely want political favors from the US government."
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • When a war is ended, they do not oblige their friends to reimburse their expenses; but they obtain them of the conquered, either in money, which they keep for the next occasion, or in lands, out of which a constant revenue is to be paid them; by many increases the revenue which they draw out from several countries on such occasions is now risen to above 700,000 ducats a year.
    Thomas More  --  Utopia
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