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.

British National Corpus

  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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How to say repay in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. Lance Becca:

    We don't know what's going to happen with us in the future. We don't know if we're going to keep getting some aid some help – it's scary for us. Help from U.S. mainland power companies has been coming in waves for months. But Monica Viego-Rodriguez still hasn't seen a light come on anywhere in Monica Viego-Rodriguez neighborhood since the hurricanes hit last fall. Monica Viego-Rodriguez can only buy perishable foods for Monica Viego-Rodriguez family that they can eat the same day.There is nowhere to store food other than a cooler that she keeps filled with ice on her balcony. More than 470,000 homes were damaged or destroyed, causing an estimated $ 140 billion in damages. As Puerto Rico experiences the longest and most devastating blackout in American history, 1,000 utility trucks and 1,500 workers from 22 electric companies from all over the U.S. are arriving on the island this week to help the existing crews on the job restore power. As crews carve their way through the catastrophic damage, their progress is slow. But they met a major milestone this month when 1 million customers had their power restored, and utility crews say they won't stop until everyone is back on line. Help from U.S. mainland power companies has been coming in waves for months. But some Puerto Rico residents say they still haven't seen a light come on anywhere in their neighborhood since the hurricanes hit last fall. ( REUTERS) There is no set timeframe, we're just here for the long haul, the mission is to restore power and that's what we're focusing on. Wednesday night, the Puerto Rico governor said the island will receive approximately $ 35 billion in federal aid. But he added that Puerto Rico is facing massive debt and won't be able to repay the money until 2022. Power crews say they have to prioritize – hospitals, police and fire stations, come first.Then communication facilities, water treatment plants, transportation providers and shelters.From there, utility crews repair infrastructure serving smaller groups and neighborhoods. People like Sol Vazquez, a law student who has been working the best she can with limited resources, also Skyped with Fox News this week. She said she has been seeing a mixed response from her friends and fellow students. I think everyone wants to get their electricity back, I don't think, at this point, they care who does it or how they do it.

  3. Monica Viego-Rodriguez:

    The mission is to restore power and that's what we're focusing on. Wednesday night, the Puerto Rico governor said the island will receive approximately $ 35 billion in federal aid. But he added that Puerto Rico is facing massive debt and won't be able to repay the money until 2022. Power crews say they have to prioritize – hospitals, police and fire stations, come first.Then communication facilities, water treatment plants, transportation providers and shelters.From there, utility crews repair infrastructure serving smaller groups and neighborhoods. People like Sol Vazquez, a law student who has been working the best she can with limited resources, also Skyped with Fox News this week. She said she has been seeing a mixed response from her friends and fellow students. I think everyone wants to get their electricity back, I don't think, at this point, they care who does it or how they do it, they just want to get the situation resolved.

  4. Ben Affleck:

    Most people can’t point to the moment that changed their life in such a dramatic way, but I can. It was the moment that Robin decided to take a flyer on that movie. I’ll always feel a huge debt to him although now I’ll never get to repay it.

  5. Elliott Abrams:

    We have made the argument, unsuccessfully to date, to both Russia and China that they are not helping themselves, if they are concerned ... about the recovery of money they have lent or invested, a bankrupt Venezuelan economy will never be able to repay those amounts, only a Venezuela in recovery will be able to do so.

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