Repay

Definition of Repay

Re`pay´   Pronunciation: r?-p?´
v. t.1.To pay back; to refund; as, to repay money borrowed or advanced.
[imp. & p. p. Repaid (-p?d"); p. pr. & vb. n. Repaying.]
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.

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