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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To pay or assist in the payment.

Usage examples (29)
  • A small contribution from each member of the team will defray the costs of equipment and refreshments.
  • Is there anything people can do to kind of defray those costs?
  • For now, the ads will defray only a fraction of the cost.
  • Players pass the hat during every game to help defray expenses. for more
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