verb (used with object), re·paid, re·pay·ing.
verb (used without object), re·paid, re·pay·ing.
- repeat oneself
Origin of repay
Examples from the Web for repay
She vowed to repay the money—no official word, however, on whether she ever did that.
There is no way I could ever repay the debt I owe him for his standing by me through the challenges of the last decade.
Chesapeake pledged to pay Access enough in fees to repay the $5 billion plus a 15 percent return on its pipelines.How the Kings of Fracking Double-Crossed Their Way to Riches|ProPublica|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The electric sports car maker is using a debt offering to repay a $465 million government loan – nine years before it is due.Tesla Motors will repay government loan nine years early|Daniel Gross|May 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But whatever the amount, over a couple of years it will more than repay the hour that you spent setting all this up.Happy Tax Day. Now Stop Making Interest-Free Loans to the U.S. Government.|Megan McArdle|April 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This woman was evidently quizzing him, so it behooved him to repay her in kind.The Panchronicon|Harold Steele Mackaye
Let him rave, if that's the way he wants to repay faithfulness.The White Desert|Courtney Ryley Cooper
Because I owe you now more than I can ever repay, for the wonderful friendship you have given me all my life!
My cousin, I have yet to learn in what way I shall be able to repay your goodness.Averil|Rosa Nouchette Carey
This boy was the mate heaven had sent her to repay for years of unhappiness.The Fighting Edge|William MacLeod Raine