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synonyms for defray

  • finance
  • fund
  • settle
  • bear the cost
  • chip in
  • cover cost
  • foot the bill
  • pay for
  • pick up the bill
  • pick up the check
  • pick up the tab
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antonyms for defray

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How to use defray in a sentence

After the emergency benefit runs out, a monthly benefit adequate to defray the cost of a broadband subscription will be needed.
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In a lawsuit, the utility seeks to block ERCOT from collecting that bill and from imposing a surcharge to help defray the losses stemming from other companies’ defaults.
THE FIGHT OVER WHO WILL PAY FOR TEXAS BLACKOUTS GEARS UPWILL ENGLUNDAPRIL 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To defray the expenses of these magazines Newport was taxed fifty pounds, and the other three towns twenty pounds each.
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They have been endeavoring to collect funds enough to defray the expenses of a decent burial.
PRISONS AND PRAYER: OR A LABOR OF LOVEELIZABETH RYDER WHEATON
A mere trifle, I assure you; just enough to defray expenses—say—er—a hundred dollars.
TIN-TYPES TAKEN IN THE STREETS OF NEW YORKLEMUEL ELY QUIGG
Secondly, because the bill is drawn for an expense, which we have no right or authority to defray.
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He added to his fair words a small purse of gold, to defray necessary expenses on the road, as a gratuity on the King's part.
QUENTIN DURWARDSIR WALTER SCOTT
The Queen's thrift enabled her in ordinary times of peace to defray the current expenses of the Crown from its ordinary revenues.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
They presented me thirty dollars also to defray the expenses of my journey home to Manteno.
MARITAL POWER EXEMPLIFIED IN MRS. PACKARD'S TRIAL, AND SELF-DEFENCE FROM THE CHARGE OF INSANITYELIZABETH PARSONS WARE PACKARD
The proceeds of those underground rights must now come in afterwards to defray the war bill.
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFRAY

  • acquit
  • ante up
  • come across
  • come through
  • come up with
  • contribute
  • cough up
  • deal
  • defray
  • dispense
  • disperse
  • distribute
  • divide
  • divvy
  • dole out
  • expend
  • foot the bill
  • give
  • lay out
  • measure out
  • outlay
  • partition
  • pay out
  • pony up
  • put out
  • shell out
  • use
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