Repel (re·pel) /riˈpel/ common


Tamil Meaning or Translation of - 'repel'

repel - ஓட்டு, திரும்பித் துரத்து

Synonyms


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"

    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)

Examples


  • 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