Definition of re-fund in US English:



[with object]
  • Fund or finance again.

    ‘the court couldn't order the government to re-fund those projects’
    ‘debt of this magnitude could not be paid off quickly and would have to be re-funded’
    • ‘Whenever we re-fund projects, we try to take a more innovative approach to those projects.’
    • ‘He goes on a crime spree in order to re-fund his experiments.’
    • ‘The squelching of the institute - later partly re-funded and renamed the National Renewable Energy Laboratory - marked the start of Reagan's campaign against solar power.’
    • ‘In short, it would be excellent PR for America to re-fund the UNFPA, coming at a time when we certainly need it to show the international community that we are serious about working together to address the world's problems.’