Repay vs Refind - What's the difference?

repay | refind |


As verbs the difference between repay and refind

is that repay is to pay back while refind is to find something again.

repay

English

Verb

  • To pay back.
  • I finally repaid my student loans, just before sending my kids to college.

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    refind

    English

    Verb

  • To find something again.
  • *, vol.1, New York Review of Books, 2001, p.300:
  • Cardan, in his fifth book of Wisdom, gives an instance in a smith of Milan, a fellow-citizen of his, one Galeus de Rubeis, that being commended for refinding of an instrument of Archimedes, for joy ran mad.
  • * {{quote-news, 2008, November 22, Brian A. Howey, The Obama 'Landslide' Impact, Howey Politics Indiana citation
  • , passage=Clark now sees an opportunity to help Republicans refind their soul and message.}}

    Synonyms

    * rediscover

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