repay Meaning, Definition & Usage
verb pay back
refund; return; give back.
- Please refund me my money
verb make repayment for or return something
verb act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions
reward; pay back.
verb answer back
return; rejoin; retort; riposte; come back.
Re*pay" transitive verb
Pref. re- + pay
: cf. F. repayer
imperfect & past participle Repaid present participle & verbal noun Repaying
- To pay back; to refund; as, to repay money borrowed or advanced.
If you repay me not on such a day,
In such a place, such sum or sums.
- To make return or requital for; to recompense; -- in a good or bad sense; as, to repay kindness; to repay an injury.
Benefits which can not be repaid . . . are not commonly found to increase affection.
- To pay anew, or a second time, as a debt.
Syn. -- To refund; restore; return; recompense; compensate; remunerate; satisfy; reimburse; requite.
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