HyperDic: repellant

English > 5 senses of the word repellant:
ADJECTIVEallrepellant, rebarbative, repellentserving or tending to repel
allrepellant, disgusting, disgustful, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yuckyhighly offensive
NOUNsubstancerepellant, repellenta compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
substancerepellant, repellenta chemical substance that repels animals
attributerepellant, repellentthe power to repel / repel
English > repellant: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningServing or tending to repel.
Synonymsrebarbative, repellent
BroaderunpleasantDisagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
Spanishrepelente
Catalanrepel·lent
Nounsrepellanta chemical substance that repels animals
Verbsrepelbe repellent to
repelfill with distaste
English > repellant: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHighly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust.
Synonymsdisgusting, disgustful, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky
Broaderoffensiveunpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses
Spanishasquerosa, asqueroso, desagradable, despreciable, repugnante, repulsivo
Catalandesagradable, fastigós, menyspreable, repugnant, repulsiu
Verbsrepelbe repellent to
repelfill with distaste
English > repellant: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water.
Synonymrepellent
Broadercompound, chemical compound(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
English > repellant: 5 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA chemical substance that repels animals.
Synonymrepellent
Narrowerinsectifuge, insect repellent, insect repellantA chemical substance that repels insects
Broadercompound, chemical compound(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Spanishrepelente
Catalanrepel·lent
Adjectivesrepellantserving or tending to repel
Verbsrepelbe repellent to
English > repellant: 5 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe power to repel / repel.
Synonymrepellent
Broaderpower, powerfulnesspossession of controlling influence

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