Meaning of “repay” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /ˌriːˈpeɪ/ (past tense and past participle repaid)

B2 to pay back money that you have borrowed:

to repay a loan

B2 to do something kind for someone who has done something to help you:

What can I do to repay you for your kindness?
repayment uk us /rɪˈpeɪmənt/ noun [ C, U ]

the act of repaying someone or the money that you pay back

(Definition of “repay” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)