1. To pay back; to refund; as, to repay money borrowed or advanced.

If you repay me not on such a day,
In such a place, such sum or sums.

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.

3. To pay anew, or a second time, as a debt.

Syn. — To refund; restore; return; recompense; compensate; remunerate; satisfy; reimburse; requite.

(Re*pay"a*ble) a. Capable of being, or proper to be , repaid; due; as, a loan repayable in ten days; services repayable in kind.

(Re*pay"ment) n.

1. The act of repaying; reimbursement. Jer. Taylor.

2. The money or other thing repaid.

(Re*peal") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Repealed (-p?ld"); p. pr. & vb. n. Repealing.] [OF. repeler to call back, F. rappeler; pref. re- re- + OF. apeler, F. appeler, to call, L. appellare. See Appeal, and. cf. Repel.]

1. To recall; to summon again, as persons. [Obs.]

The banished Bolingbroke repeals himself,
And with uplifted arms is safe arrived.

2. To recall, as a deed, will, law, or statute; to revoke; to rescind or abrogate by authority, as by act of the legislature; as, to repeal a law.

3. To suppress; to repel. [Obs.]

Whence Adam soon repealed
The doubts that in his heart arose.

Syn. — To abolish; revoke; rescind; recall; annul; abrogate; cancel; reverse. See Abolish.

(Re*peal"), n.

1. Recall, as from exile. [Obs.]

The tribunes are no soldiers; and their people
Will be as rash in the repeal, as hasty
To expel him thence.

2. Revocation; abrogation; as, the repeal of a statute; the repeal of a law or a usage.

(Re*peal`a*bil"i*ty) n. The quality or state of being repealable.

(Re*peal"a*ble) a. Capable of being repealed.Re*peal"a*ble*ness, n.

Syn. — Revocable; abrogable; voidable; reversible.

(Re*peal"er) n. One who repeals; one who seeks a repeal; specifically, an advocate for the repeal of the Articles of Union between Great Britain and Ireland.

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