Repay Re*pay" (r?-p?"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Repaid} (-p?d"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Repaying}.] [Pref. re- + pay: cf. F. repayer.] 1. To pay back; to refund; as, to repay money borrowed or advanced. [1913 Webster]

If you repay me not on such a day, In such a place, such sum or sums. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To make return or requital for; to recompense; -- in a good or bad sense; as, to repay kindness; to repay an injury. [1913 Webster]

Benefits which can not be repaid . . . are not commonly found to increase affection. --Rambler. [1913 Webster]

3. To pay anew, or a second time, as a debt. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To refund; restore; return; recompense; compensate; remunerate; satisfy; reimburse; requite. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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