verb (used with object), repulsed, repulsing.
to drive back; repel:
to repulse an assailant.
to repel with denial, discourtesy, or the like; refuse or reject.
to cause feelings of repulsion in:
The scenes of violence in the film may repulse some viewers.
the act of repelling.
the fact of being repelled, as in hostile encounter.
a refusal or rejection.
to drive back or ward off (an attacking force); repel; rebuff
to reject with coldness or discourtesy: she repulsed his advances
to produce a feeling of aversion or distaste
the act or an instance of driving back or warding off; rebuff
a cold discourteous rejection or refusal
noun 1. the act of repulsing or the state of being repulsed. 2. the feeling of being repelled, as by the thought or presence of something; distaste, repugnance, or aversion. 3. Physics. the force that acts between bodies of like electric charge or magnetic polarity, tending to separate them. noun 1. a feeling of disgust […]
adjective 1. causing repugnance or aversion: a repulsive mask. 2. capable of causing repulsion; serving to repulse: to present enough repulsive force to keep the enemy from daring to attack. 3. tending to drive away or keep at a distance; cold; forbidding: arrogant, repulsive airs to frighten the timid. 4. Physics. of the nature of […]
verb (used with object), repurchased, repurchasing. 1. to buy again; regain by purchase. noun 2. the act of repurchasing. adjective 3. of or relating to repurchase: a repurchase contract. verb (transitive) 1. to buy back or buy again goods, securities, assets, etc noun 2. an act or instance of repurchasing
noun 1. a contract between a dealer, as a bank, and an investor, whereby the investor purchases securities with the promise that they will be bought back by the dealer on a designated date, for which the investor receives a fixed return. 2. a contract between a buyer and a seller whereby the seller agrees […]