how to pronounce defray

/dɪfˈɹɛɪ/

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defray is pronounced in two syllables

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dɪfɹɛɪ

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An example use of defray in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… high enough to defray the construction …”

meanings of defray

verb:

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

words with pronunciation similar to defray

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