Translation of "repel" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /rɪˈpel/ us /rɪˈpel/ present participle repelling, past tense and past participle repelled

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

repeler, repugnar

(Translation of “repel” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /rəˈpel/ (past tense, past participle repelled)

to resist or fight (an enemy) successfully

repeler, rechazar
The city walls were built to repel invaders.

to cause a feeling of dislike or disgust

repeler, repugnar
She was repelled by his dirty appearance.

to force to move away

Oil repels water.

(Translation of “repel” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)