Re·pay v. t. [imp. & p. p. Repaid p. pr. & vb. n. Repaying.]
1. 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. --Shak.
2. 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. --Rambler.
3. To pay anew, or a second time, as a debt.
Syn: -- To refund; restore; return; recompense; compensate; remunerate; satisfy; reimburse; requite.
v 1: pay back; "Please refund me my money" [syn: refund, return,
2: make repayment for or return something [syn: requite]
3: act or give recompensation in recognition of someone's
behavior or actions [syn: reward, pay back]
4: answer back [syn: retort, come back, return, riposte,