KJV Dictionary Definition: repay


REPA'Y, v.t.

1. To pay back; to refund; as, to repay money borrowed or advanced.

2. To make return or requital; in a good or bad sense; as, to repay kindness; to repay an injury.

Benefits which cannot be repaid - are not commonly found to increase affection.

3. To recompense, as for a loss.

4. To compensate; as false honor repaid in contempt.


REPA'YING, ppr. Paying back; compensating; requiting.