How to use Defray in a sentence
Manual labour was adopted at first as a means for students to defray their college expenses.
When a change of residence became necessary to enable the peasant to take up the new allotment, the state advanced £6 to each family to defray expenses.
Each adoption requires a donation to help defray the costs.
Part time jobs can help defray the cost, and shopping outside the mall can help as well.
His physician recommended a sojourn in Italy, for the benefit of his health, and Weber and Sartorius von Waltershausen obtained from the government leave of absence and means to defray the cost of the journey.Advertisement
This does not quite defray the interest on the cost of their construction and equipment, inasmuch as it barely comes to 31% thereon, but rates and fares are deliberately kept low to encourage settlement and communication.
Then they were able to charge travelers using the turnpiked road and so defray the costs of the upkeep and improvement of the road.
You'll be required to pay an adoption fee upfront that helps defray the cost of spaying/neutering and vaccinations.
With this account, you'll be able to put your every day purchases to work helping you earn rewards that can be used to defray the cost of your next vehicle.
Many energy companies are now offering lease programs to defray the start-up costs and bill you on a monthly basis with a cost similar to your current power bills.Advertisement
A honeymoon registry allows wedding guests to help defray the cost of a honeymoon rather than purchasing a gift off the wedding registry.
While this can become expensive, there are ways to save on toddler coats; for example, selling the coat as the next winter starts can help defray the cost of buying another one.
Schools with larger sports programs will often receive additional funding from other sources to help defray the cost burden to students paying tuition.
A pet deposit is different from the previous types of fees because it is meant to defray the cost of any wear and tear your pet may leave behind.
If finances are limited you will need to keep a careful eye on your patio design. n some states you may be able to get grants and special loans to defray some of the costs.Advertisement
Buying bulk will help you defray costs significantly by driving the cost down to what conventional flour usually costs.
Knowing there are bridal and specialty shops that offer exquisite plus size bridal gowns at affordable prices helps to defray the cost of this important event.
Because these purifiers have reusable filters, the maintenance costs are low, and the Truman Cell lifetime warranty helps defray costs even further.
On their website, they invite individuals to suggest fundraiser ideas to help defray these costs.
You may be able to solicit a sponsor to defray the cost or locate a relatively new designer who will offer a reduced rate or partial in-kind contribution to your nonprofit organization.Advertisement
In order to ensure the success of this very important fundraiser, we are seeking contributions to help defray the costs associated with event.
Fundraising can help to defray the costs of participating.
Donations and fundraising efforts are ways to help defray costs and make soccer more affordable to players.
Couples should also ask about the jeweler's warranty policies and any protection plans to help defray the cost of repairs in the event that the pave stones come loose.
All families with or without health insurance could find that their child is eligible for SSI support and Medicaid to help defray medical and therapy expenses.Advertisement
Will the squad try to defray the cost purchasing and cleaning uniforms or will it be left up to the individuals?
It can also defray the cost of attending clinics and cheer camp.
Commonly added selections include comprehensive coverage, which helps defray costs of non-accident related damage from vandalism or weather, towing and labor coverage, and increased liability coverage.
This insurance plan will help defray the costs of routine visits to an optometrist, discount the cost of LASIK surgery, and cover a wide range of dental services.
If you have a vision insurance plan, it will help to defray some of the costs of regular eye exams, replacements lenses, and other vision services.
If you are overseas and require medical care, your Medicare coverage will not defray the expenses incurred.
Discussing the rules and positive aspects of social networking with your friends and family can also defray negative repercussions.
As you can see, while there is no way to really get a completely free .com, .net, or other common domain, there are options to defray the cost or even turn a profit.
Besides the annual expenditure of the various authorities large sums have been borrowed to defray the cost of works of a permanent nature.
Provincial banks have been established which defray the cost of public works.
In 1822 there appeared in London an anonymous translation sometimes ascribed to Southey, but really the work of Sara Coleridge, who had undertaken the task to defray the college expenses of one of her brothers.
This market became so much frequented that in 1319 a toll was levied upon all goods coming into the town, in order to defray the cost of the repair to the roads necessitated by the constant traffic, and in 1332 a similar toll was levied on all goods passing over the bridge called Feldenbrigge near Atherstone.
In order to defray the charges of her funeral, and to pay some debts which she had left, he wrote a little book in a single week, and sent off the sheets to the press without reading them over.
They are called One-Year Volunteers (Einjahrig-Freiwilligen), defray their own expenses and are the chief source of supply of reserve and Landwehr officers.
A constant stream of tribute poured into Egypt, sufficient to defray the cost of all the splendid works that were executed.
He instantly arrested Murdoch, son of Albany, and Fleming of Cumbernauld, met parliament, dismissed it, retaining a committee (" the Lords of the Articles "), and took measures with landlords, who must display their charters; appointed an inquest into lay and clerical property; and imposed taxes to defray his ransom.
To defray the enormous cost, Italy and the provinces, says Tacitus, were ransacked, and in Asia and Achaia especially the rapacity of the imperial commissioners recalled the days of Mummius and of Sulla.
Pierre Lorillard of New York contributed to defray the expense of this expedition, and Charnay named a great ruined city near the Guatemalan boundary line Ville Lorillard in his honour.
In this besides giving an historical account (founded on Dr Robert Hamilton's valuable work On the National Debt, 1813, 3rd ed., 1818) of the several successive forms of the sinking fund, he urges that nations should defray their expenses, whether ordinary or extraordinary, at the time when they are incurred, instead of providing for them by loans.
The consul may even defray the expenses of maintaining, and forwarding to their destination, passengers taken off or picked up from wrecked or injured vessels, if the master does not undertake to proceed in six weeks; these expenses becoming, in terms of the Passenger Acts 1855 and 1863, a debt due to His Majesty from the owner or charterer.
The remainder of Smith's property was constituted a contingent fund to defray expenses and keep the principal funds intact.
In like manner, any one who will defray the expense of the printing may submit arguments in opposition to any proposed measure, and these will be included in the pamphlet and distributed by the state at its own expense.
The county board represents the county, is entrusted with the care of the county property and the management of the county business, appoints a supervisor of assessments and levies the taxes necessary to defray the county expenses.
However, an offering taken in the service can be used to defray expenses.
Morse's petition for a patent was soon followed by a petition to Congress for an appropriation to defray the expense of subjecting the telegraph to actual experiment over a length sufficient to establish its feasibility and demonstrate its value.
Finally, a great crusade was resolved upon, to defray the expenses of which it was determined that the clergy should lay aside one-twentieththe pope and the cardinals one-tenth - of their revenues for the next three years; while the crusaders were to be held free of all burdens during the period of their absence.
Maskelyne and John Pond, to defray the expense of which a large sum of money was allotted by the Treasury.
His estate seems to have suffered severely from the Persian invasions, for apparently he did not leave enough money to defray the expenses of his burial, and it is known that his descendants even in the 4th century received state pensions.
In 399 the exercise of the pagan cult was prohibited, and the revenues of the temples, which were to be appropriated for the use of the public or pulled down, were confiscated to defray the expenses of the army.
The fishermen of the district consequently combined to defray the expenses of transplanting large numbers of small plaice from the outer waters to the inner lagoons, where they were found to thrive far better than in their natural habitat.
In order to defray the expenses of his wars with Charles XII.