What does repay mean?

Definitions for repay
riˈpeɪre·pay

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word repay.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. refund, return, repay, give back(verb)

    pay back

    "Please refund me my money"

  2. requite, repay(verb)

    make repayment for or return something

  3. reward, repay, pay back(verb)

    act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions

  4. retort, come back, repay, return, riposte, rejoin(verb)

    answer back

Wiktionary

  1. repay(Verb)

    To pay back.

    I finally repaid my student loans, just before sending my kids to college.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Repay(verb)

    to pay back; to refund; as, to repay money borrowed or advanced

  2. Repay(verb)

    to make return or requital for; to recompense; -- in a good or bad sense; as, to repay kindness; to repay an injury

  3. Repay(verb)

    to pay anew, or a second time, as a debt

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Repay

    rē-pā′, v.t. to pay back: to make return for: to recompense: to pay again or a second time.—v.i. to requite.—adj. Repay′able, that is to be repaid: due, as a bill due in thirty days.—n. Repay′ment, act of repaying: the money or thing repaid.

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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'repay' in Verbs Frequency: #1034

Anagrams for repay »

  1. peary

  2. payer

How to pronounce repay?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of repay in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of repay in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of repay in a Sentence

  1. Greg Abbott:

    With Richard Overton quick wit and kind spirit Richard Overton touched the lives of so many, and I am deeply honored to have known Richard Overton, richard Overton made us proud to be Texans and proud to be Americans. We can never repay Richard Overton for Richard Overton service to our nation and for Richard Overton for his service lasting impact on the Lone Star State.

  2. Marcel Fratzscher:

    The recapitalization will have to be done by the Greek government so that means more money in the third program, it's a loan they have to repay but there is no risk-sharing on the European side. They will have to bail in the private creditors. I can't see how this could not happen.

  3. Edouard Vecchioli:

    Some companies with a significant level of debt will have to think whether they can continue to keep paying dividends, or even more drastically, if they will be able to repay their debt.

  4. Marise Payne:

    The cable is so practical, so important and so emblematic of the relationship between Australia and our key partners in the Pacific, the Coral Sea Cable will deliver for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands a connected future, Payne said, adding that the aim was for the cable to be operational by December. China denies using economic aid as political leverage, insisting it considers the ability of a country to repay loans when offering finance. In a bid to counter China, Australia has offered A$ 3 billion( $ 2.03 billion) in cheap loans and grants to the Pacific. The competition for influence in the Pacific has soured bilateral relations between Australia and China. The relationship came under further strain on Tuesday when China confirmed it has formally arrested a Chinese-born Australian writer on suspicion of espionage. Yang Hengjun, a former Chinese diplomat turned online journalist and blogger, was detained in January. Payne on Tuesday said Australia held grave concerns about Yang Hengjun and the.

  5. Vladimir Putin:

    I hired a car on lease from Privatbank. It will take me only two years to repay the loan, Privatbank no longer operates in Crimea. What am I supposed to do?.

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