5 letter word starting with rep

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
repay verb t. To pay back; to refund; as, to repay money borrowed or advanced., To make return or requital for; to recompense; — in a good or bad sense; as, to repay kindness; to repay an injury., To pay anew, or a second time, as a debt.
repel verb t. To drive back; to force to return; to check the advance of; to repulse as, to repel an enemy or an assailant., To resist or oppose effectually; as, to repel an assault, an encroachment, or an argument., To act with force in opposition to force impressed; to exercise repulsion.
reply verb i. To make a return in words or writing; to respond; to answer., To answer a defendant’s plea., Figuratively, to do something in return for something done; as, to reply to a signal; to reply to the fire of a battery., To return for an answer., That which is said, written, or done in answer to what is said, written, or done by another; an answer; a response.