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See definition of repay on Dictionary.com
  • verbgive back money or possession
  • verbget even; obtain restitution for past injustice

synonyms for repay

  • compensate
  • offset
  • pay back
  • refund
  • reimburse
  • restore
  • reward
  • accord
  • award
  • balance
  • indemnify
  • rebate
  • recompense
  • remunerate
  • requite
  • return
  • square
  • make amends
  • make restitution
  • make up for
  • pay dues
  • settle up
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antonyms for repay

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  • damage
  • penalize
  • disagree
  • refuse
  • take
  • withhold
  • deprive
  • extort
  • leave alone
  • seize
  • steal
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How to use repay in a sentence

In a second complaint filed last December, Nuñez said that her credit score had been damaged after Oportun charged off her account, meaning it didn’t expect to be repaid, despite the fact that she had resumed payments.
THE LOAN COMPANY THAT SUED THOUSANDS OF LOW-INCOME LATINOS DURING THE PANDEMICBY KIAH COLLIER, REN LARSON AND PERLA TREVIZOAUGUST 31, 2020PROPUBLICA
In a filing announcing its initial public offering, it said that the vast majority of dollars lent had been repaid.
THE LOAN COMPANY THAT SUED THOUSANDS OF LOW-INCOME LATINOS DURING THE PANDEMICBY KIAH COLLIER, REN LARSON AND PERLA TREVIZOAUGUST 31, 2020PROPUBLICA
Businesses will scramble to make up for thousands of dollars in lost income, to repay debts to vendors, to pay back months of rent.
IS THE GOVERNMENT JUST GOING TO WATCH THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY DIE?ELAZAR SONTAGAUGUST 28, 2020EATER
Having produced all living things, it deserves our gratitude, while its power and subtle complexity repay scientific scrutiny.
JUST BECAUSE IT’S NATURAL DOESN’T MEAN IT’S GOOD - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEDAVID P. BARASHAUGUST 19, 2020NAUTILUS
This left them with insufficient funds to repay the buyers, so they’re offering a 120% future credit, which many people are upset about.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU LOST MONEY ON AN EVENT CANCELED BECAUSE OF COVID-19RACHEL KINGAUGUST 19, 2020FORTUNE
“Built into the lease was an obligation to repay the tenant improvement allowance,” Parker said.
HOW THE CITY CAME TO LEASE A LEMONLISA HALVERSTADT AND JESSE MARXAUGUST 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
That superintendent – Chris Oram – reportedly reached a deal to repay the district $15,000, according to the report.
ACCUSATIONS FLEW, THEN NATIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFICIAL GOT PAID TO RESIGNASHLY MCGLONEJULY 20, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Ill should I repay the family who fostered my son, were I to surrender their darling into the hands of his enemies.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
In former transactions with his wife, he had pledged his word of honour to repay her.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
As unto revenge, as it were to repay wrath to his adversaries, and a reward to his enemies: he will repay the like to the islands.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO REPAY

  • chasten
  • chastise
  • come back at
  • even the score
  • get back at
  • get even
  • payback
  • punish
  • redress
  • repay
  • requite
  • retribute
  • revenge
  • stick it to
  • take satisfaction
  • take vengeance
  • venge
  • vindicate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.