Bedeutung von “repel” — Learner’s Dictionary

repel

verb [ T ] us uk /rɪˈpel/ present participle repelling, past tense and past participle repelled
MOVE AWAY

to make someone or something move away or stop attacking you:

a smell that repels insects
UNPLEASANT

If someone or something repels you, you think they are extremely unpleasant.

(Definition von “repel” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)