Repellent vs Attractant - What's the difference?

repellent | attractant |

Repellent is a see also of attractant.


As nouns the difference between repellent and attractant

is that repellent is someone who repels while attractant is anything that attracts, but especially a substance (such as a pheromone) that attracts insects or other animals.

As an adjective repellent

is tending or able to repel; driving back.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

repellent

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • tending or able to repel; driving back
  • repulsive, inspiring aversion
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  • resistant or impervious to something
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • someone who repels
  • a substance used to repel insects
  • a substance or treatment for a fabric etc to make it impervious to something
  • attractant

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • anything that attracts, but especially a substance (such as a pheromone) that attracts insects or other animals
  • See also

    * repellent ----