HyperDic: repay

English > 4 senses of the word repay:
VERBpossessionrepay, refund, return, give backpay back
possessionrepay, requitemake repayment / repayment for or return something
possessionrepay, reward, pay backact or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions
communicationrepay, retort, come back, return, riposte, rejoinanswer back
repay > pronunciation
Soundsriypey'
Rhymesoverpay ... underpay: 9 rhymes with pey...
English > repay: 4 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningpay back.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThey repay the money to them; They repay them the money
Synonymsrefund, return, give back
Narrowerreimbursepay back for some expense incurred
restore, restituteGive or bring back
BroaderpayGive money, usually in exchange for goods or services
Spanishdevolver, reembolsar, regresar, reintegrar, volver a pagar
Catalanreemborsar, reintegrar, retornar, tornar
Nounsrepaymentthe act of returning money received previously
repaymentpayment of a debt or obligation
English > repay: 4 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningmake repayment / repayment for or return something.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymrequite
Narrowerpaymake a compensation for
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
Spanishcompensar, devolver, pagar, reembolsar
Catalancompensar, pagar, reemborsar, reembossar, rescabalar, retornar, tornar
Nounsrepaymentthe act of returning money received previously
repaymentpayment of a debt or obligation
English > repay: 4 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningAct or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody with something
Synonymsreward, pay back
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishpremiar, recompensar
Catalanpremiar, recompensar
English > repay: 4 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaninganswer back.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsretort, come back, return, riposte, rejoin
Broaderanswer, reply, respondReact verbally
Spanishreplicar
Catalanreplicar

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