Thesaurus / defray

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The latter was augmented by loans available to countries to defray the rising costs of basic edibles and foodstuffs (cereals).

After the RainSam Vaknin

The fact is, that Bonaparte had scarcely enough to maintain himself at Ajaccio and to defray our posting expenses to Paris.

Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, CompleteLouis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne

Subscriptions were solicited from property holders to defray expenses for securing right-of-way privileges.

The third stipulation is, that you sign over your properties to defray the expenses of the war; this you have also done.

Private contributions were made to defray the expense of his journey, and a free passage was given in an East Indiaman.

We did so, and an appropriation was made by Congress to defray the expenses of three delegates.

He was urged to publish these long-desired books; and Lady Spencer, then in Italy, offered to defray the expenses.

Harlow pointed out that it would cost at least a pound a head to defray the expenses of such a trip.

He was then ready to enter college—but how were the necessary funds to be raised to defray his expenses?

Supplies of this kind however were utterly insufficient to defray the cost of the king's prodigality.

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