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defray costs/expenses

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdefray costs/expensesdefray costs/expensesformalPAY FOR to give someone back the money that they have spent on something The proceeds from the competition help to defray the expenses of the evening. defray
Examples from the Corpus
defray costs/expensesDonations are welcome to defray expenses.The price of the ticket has been kept low and it is necessary to run raffles to defray expenses.And they allow boat owners the chance to defray costs by chartering out their vessels through the club.
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