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Definition of Repulse


  1. To repel; to beat or drive back; as, to repulse an assault; to repulse the enemy.
  2. To repel by discourtesy, coldness, or denial; to reject; to send away; as, to repulse a suitor or a proffer.
  3. The act of repelling or driving back; also, the state of being repelled or driven back.
  4. Figuratively: Refusal; denial; rejection; failure.

Repulse Translations

repulse in Dutch is verdringen, weren, terugdringen
repulse in Portuguese is repulsa
repulse in Swedish is avvisa