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repay

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of repay

  1. 1 to make a return payment to <I repaid my friend the $20 he had lent me> Synonyms refund, reimburse Related Words give back, reciprocate, render (to); compensate, recompense, remunerate; liquidate, pay down, pay off, pay up, quit, satisfy, settle Phrases pay back

  2. 2 to make a return for <how can we ever repay your kindness?> Synonyms recompense, reciprocate, requiteRelated Words exchange; compensate, indemnify, pay, recoup, remunerate, satisfy; give back, refund, reimburse, restitute; avenge, get back (at), retaliate, revengeNear Antonyms owe





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