Repel (re·pel) /riˈpel/ common

Tamil Meaning or Translation of - 'repel'

repel - ஓட்டு, திரும்பித் துரத்து


Rebut - தள்ளுபடி செய், பொய்யென நிரூபி
Repulse - தள்ளு, பின்னுக்குத் துரத்து
Stave off - இனிய தவிர்க்க
Turn away - மாற
Turn back - திரும்பி

Related Phrases

insect repellant - பூச்சி விலக்கி
insect repellent - பூச்சி விலக்கி
shark repellent - விரட்டும் சுறா

English to English Meaning - 'repel'

repel [Verb]
  • cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
  • be repellent to; cause aversion in
  • force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
  • reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"
  • fill with distaste; "This spoilt food disgusts me"


    beat off, fend (off), rebut, repulse, stave off, turn away, turn back


    bow (to), capitulate (to), give in (to), knuckle under (to), stoop (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to)


  • The rings repel each other like the positive poles of two magnets. Read Article
  • How would the government protect its interests and repel the domestic uprising? Read Article
  • Magnets can both repel and attract one another.
  • They then had 12 hours to set up defensive positions and repel the adversary. Read Article
  • Their superior forces repelled the invasion.
  • a fabric that repels water
  • What would eating a clove of garlic NOT repel, including your own mama? Read Article
  • Two positive electrical charges repel each other.
  • Finding the perfect recipe to welcome little birds, repel grackles in Dallas. Read Article

Related Phrases

  • shark repellent - a measure undertaken by a corporation to discourage unwanted takeover attempts
  • insect repellent - a chemical substance that repels insects
  • insect repellant - a chemical substance that repels insects

Saiful Islam