Repel (re·pel) /riˈpel/
Tamil Meaning or Translation of - 'repel'
English to English Meaning - 'repel'
- 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"
Synonyms: beat off, fend (off), rebut, repulse, stave off, turn away, turn back
Antonyms: bow (to), capitulate (to), give in (to), knuckle under (to), stoop (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to)
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- Magnets can both repel and attract one another.
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- Their superior forces repelled the invasion.
- a fabric that repels water
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- Two positive electrical charges repel each other.
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- 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