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.

Editors Contribution

  1. repay

    To pay a specific amount of money for something that is agreed.

    I had a car loan and had to repay a specific amount every month.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 27, 2019  

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. Tammy Norvell:

    I can’t repay him.

  2. Samantha Tygret:

    She literally took a bullet for her brother. I can never repay her for what she did.

  3. Rajasthan Energy Minister Singh:

    We can't repay the interest and we still have these losses, every year we are losing more money.

  4. Benjamin Franklin:

    To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.

  5. John Wooden:

    You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.

Images & Illustrations of repay

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