Definitions for repel

Definitions for (verb) repel

Main entry: snub, repel, rebuff

Definition: reject outright and bluntly

Usage: She snubbed his proposal

Main entry: fight off, rebuff, repel, repulse, drive back

Definition: force or drive back

Usage: repel the attacker; fight off the onslaught; rebuff the attack

Main entry: beat back, drive, force back, push back, repel, repulse

Definition: cause to move back by force or influence

Usage: repel the enemy; push back the urge to smoke; beat back the invaders

Main entry: repel, repulse

Definition: be repellent to; cause aversion in

Main entry: repel, revolt, gross out, disgust

Definition: fill with distaste

Usage: This spoilt food disgusts me

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