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Definition of Repay

Repay

  1. To pay back; to refund; as, to repay money borrowed or advanced.
  2. To make return or requital for; to recompense; -- in a good or bad sense; as, to repay kindness; to repay an injury.
  3. To pay anew, or a second time, as a debt.

Repay Quotations

We owe our World War II veterans - and all our veterans - a debt we can never fully repay.
Doc Hastings

You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
John Wooden

Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones - with ingratitude.
Benjamin Franklin

While we can never truly repay the debt we owe our heroes, the least we should do for our brave veterans is to ensure that the government takes a proactive approach to delivering the services and benefits they have earned, so they can access the care they need and so richly deserve.
Kirsten Gillibrand

I think I owe thanks to the people who have listened to me over the years, who tuned in on the radio. They have given me a warmth and loyalty that I've never been able to repay. The way they have reached out to me has certainly been the highlight of my life.
Ernie Harwell
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Repay Translations

repay in Dutch is restitueren, terugbetalen
repay in French is rembourser
repay in Italian is rimborsare
repay in Portuguese is reembolse
repay in Spanish is reembolsar