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Repay


REPA'Y, verb transitive

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

2. To make return or requital; in a good or bad sense; as, to repay kindness; to repay an injury.

Benefits which cannot be repaid - are not commonly found to increase affection.

3. To recompense, as for a loss.

4. To compensate; as false honor repaid in contempt.