repay in kind


repay in kind
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • repay in kind — give the same as you get, help one who helped you    If you help a neighbor, he may repay in kind …   English idioms

  • kind — n 1: a particular type, category, or class properties of like kind see also like kind exchange 2 a: an unconverted form a partition of property in kind; broadly: a form other than money forbid a bribe in cash or in kind …   Law dictionary

  • repay — I verb avenge, compensate, get even, give back, give in exchange, indemnify, make amends, make payment, make reparation, make requital, make restitution, pay back, pay in kind, punish, rebate, reciprocate, recompense, redciere, refund, reimburse …   Law dictionary

  • repay */ — UK [rɪˈpeɪ] / US verb [transitive] Word forms repay : present tense I/you/we/they repay he/she/it repays present participle repaying past tense repaid UK [rɪˈpeɪd] / US past participle repaid 1) to give someone money that you have borrowed from… …   English dictionary

  • repay — [[t]rɪpe͟ɪ[/t]] repays, repaying, repaid 1) VERB If you repay a loan or a debt, you pay back the money that you owe to the person who you borrowed or took it from. [V n] It will take 30 years to repay the loan... [V n] He advanced funds of his… …   English dictionary

  • repay — re|pay [ rı peı ] (past tense and past participle re|paid [ rı peıd ] ) verb transitive * 1. ) to give someone money that you have borrowed from them: The loan must be repaid in full. When do you think you will be able to repay us? 2. ) to reward …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • repay — Synonyms and related words: accord, atone, award, balance, be gainful, be profitable, be worthwhile, compensate, cover, do penance, expiate, fill up, get satisfaction, give and take, give back, give satisfaction, indemnify, kick back, make amends …   Moby Thesaurus

  • repay — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. reimburse, indemnify, refund; recompense, requite. See payment, retaliation. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To pay back] Syn. reimburse, recompense, refund, return, indemnify, give back, make amends,… …   English dictionary for students

  • repay — v 1. pay back, reimburse, requite, make requital, compensate, make restitution, make amends, indemnify, make it up to; refund, return, recompense, render, square accounts with, Inf. wipe the slate clean, Inf. get back on the board, Inf. get even… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • repay — To compensate for something received. To make return in money or of goods in kind. Grant v Dabney, 19 Kan 388 …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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