Pronunciation: (ri-pā'), [key]
—v., -paid, -pay•ing.
1. to pay back or refund, as money.
2. to make return for: She repaid the compliment with a smile.
3. to make return to in any way: We can never repay you for your help.
4. to return: to repay a visit.
to make repayment or return.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.