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.

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.

 

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