repay[ ri-pey ]SEE DEFINITION OF repay
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REPAY
He hailed it as a present relief, though he supposed he should have to repay it some time.
I married you, not because I loved you, but to repay your father the wrong he had done me.
I have forgotten to repay him the gold; it shall be sent to-morrow.
Be encouraged by recollecting who observes and who can repay you.
I cannot repay it, except by my thanks; and those only on condition that he will decline his suit.
There's the loss of time it has occasioned, the worry, the uncertainty: who is to repay me all that?
Suppose we did not succeed in forming our company, how could we repay you the money?'
If there is aught that I can do to repay you for your ill usage—'
Greatly frightened, he thought that he had returned to repay old Wang.
I will, of course, repay you at the earliest possible opportunity.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR REPAY
- be out for blood
- even the score
- fight back
- fix one's wagon
- get back at
- get even
- give comeuppance
- give just desserts
- hit back
- kick back
- make reprisal
- pay back
- pay back in spades
- pay off
- return the compliment
- settle up
- settle with
- stick it to
- take an eye for an eye
- turn the tables on