from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To pay back: repaid a debt.
- transitive v. To give back, either in return or in compensation: repay kindness with kindness.
- transitive v. To make a return or compensation for: a company that repays hard work with bonuses.
- transitive v. To make or do in return: repay a call.
- intransitive v. To make repayment or requital.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To pay back.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To pay back; to refund.
- transitive v. To make return or requital for; to recompense; -- in a good or bad sense
- transitive v. To pay anew, or a second time, as a debt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pay back; refund.
- To make return, retribution, or requital for, in a good or bad sense: as, to repay kindness; to repay an injury.
- To make return or repayment to.
- To requite either good or evil; make return.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make repayment for or return something
- v. act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions
- v. answer back
- v. pay back
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