Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Past tense and past participle of repay.

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of repay.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imp. & p. p. of repay.

Etymologies

re- +‎ paid (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In the weeks before his $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme was revealed, lawyer Scott Rothstein repaid hundreds of millions of dollars to the investors he had swindled, according to records filed in bankruptcy court this week.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: December 25, 2009

  • St. Petersburg Times: As Ponzi scheme unraveled, Rothstein repaid millions

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: December 25, 2009

  • Look at the $200 billion in repaid TARP funds that Obama is going to reprogram into jobs creation – the Republicans spent the entire ARRA debate arguing that Obama’s proposals weren’t creating jobs fast enough.

    Matthew Yglesias » Ungovernable

  • Allow Dow exclusivity in the Indonesian market for LDPE, HDPE, and vinyl chloride from the day of signing the “Contract of Work” until the commercial debt is repaid, which is estimated to be five years after startup.

    Strategic Management in Developing Countries Case Studies

  • The sword repaid that binding by healing her of anything short of a death-wound in an incredibly short period of time, and by granting her a master's ability at wielding it-a fact that had saved Tarma's skin now and again, since no one expected blade-expertise from a mage.

    Oathblood

  • The measure of the damage was the difference between the lender's condition before the loan was made and after it had been repaid -- in other words, he was entitled to compensation for the difference in his condition occasioned by the transaction -- _id quod interest_.

    An Essay on Mediaeval Economic Teaching

  • Hamlet incensed, but not knowing the whole of the treachery, in the scuffle exchanged his own innocent weapon for Laertes’ deadly one, and with a thrust of Laertes’ own sword repaid Laertes home, who was thus justly caught in his own treachery.

    Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

  • For the country as a whole, this debt has offsetting costs and benefits as long as it's repaid, that is.

    MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

  • Under the umbrella term "debt restructuring" there are various options, ranging from writing down the value of the debt by a set amount, known as a haircut, to rescheduling when the debt will be repaid, which is a softer form of restructuring.

    Reuters: Top News

  • The Company will continue to earn fee income for this product until the loans are repaid, which is anticipated to be September 2011.

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