Meaning of repay

re•pay

Pronunciation: (ri-pā'), [key]
— v., -paid, -pay•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to pay back or refund, as money.
  2. to make return for: She repaid the compliment with a smile.
  3. to make return to in any way: We can never repay you for your help.
  4. to return: to repay a visit.
—v.i.
  1. to make repayment or return.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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