Definition and Meanings for defray
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Part of Speech of defray
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of defray
Meaning of defray
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to pay or discharge; to serve in payment of; to provide for, as a charge, debt, expenses, costs, etc.
- to avert or appease, as by paying off; to satisfy; as, to defray wrath.