defray

suomi-englanti sanakirja

defray englannista suomeksi

  1. vastata kustannuksista, kustantaa

  1. Verbi

  2. kattaa, kustantaa

defray englanniksi

  1. To spend (money).

  2. To pay or discharge (a debt, expense etc.); to meet (the cost of something).

  3. 1946, (w), ''History of Western Philosophy'', I.29:

  4. The expenses of the war, while in progress, were defrayed by executing rich men and confiscating their property.
  5. 2009, ‘A Viennese grind’, ''The Economist'', 30 Jul 2009:

  6. Investors, meanwhile, got back a fraction of their money. Some say Mr Meinl’s €100m bail, paid by a source in Liechtenstein, should be used to defray their losses.
  7. 2010, Roy Greenslade, ''The Guardian'', 9 Dec 2010:

  8. In order to help defray the substantial costs involved, they then raised revenue through taking advertisements.
  9. To pay for (something).