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To refuse; to offer sudden or harsh resistance; to turn down or shut out.
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  1. To refuse; to offer sudden or harsh resistance; to turn down or shut out.
  2. To reject bluntly, often disdainfully; snub:
  3. To check or repulse
To provide resistance to (an electrical current).
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  1. To provide resistance to (an electrical current).
  2. To offer resistance.
  3. To oppose or withstand something; offer resistance
To turn aside or cause to turn aside; bend or deviate.
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  1. To turn aside or cause to turn aside; bend or deviate.
  2. To turn or make go to one side
  3. To make (something) deviate from its original path.
To resist or oppose with determined effort:
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  1. To resist or oppose with determined effort:
  2. To oppose, resist, or endure, esp. in a successful way
  3. To resist or endure (something) successfully.
To contend with in speech or action; resist; withstand
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  1. To contend with in speech or action; resist; withstand
  2. To present in counterbalance or contrast:
  3. To set as an opposite in position:
To drive back; repel:
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  1. To drive back; repel:
  2. (Usage Problem) To cause repugnance or distaste in:
  3. To repel with discourtesy, coldness, indifference, etc.; refuse, reject, or rebuff
Used other than as an idiom. To depart by driving a vehicle.
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  1. Used other than as an idiom. To depart by driving a vehicle.
  2. (Idiomatic) To force someone or something to leave
(Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
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  1. (Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
  2. (Idiomatic) to act with reserve; to contain one's full measure or power
(Idiomatic) to prevent something from happening; to obviate or avert
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  1. (Idiomatic) to prevent something from happening; to obviate or avert
(Idiomatic, intransitive) To delay commencing an action (until some specified time or event has passed).
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To delay commencing an action (until some specified time or event has passed).
  2. (Idiomatic) To delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.
To cause to feel nausea; make sick
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  1. To cause to feel nausea; make sick
  2. To cause nausea in.
  3. (Intransitive) To become squeamish; to feel nausea; to turn away with disgust.
To cause displeasure, anger, resentment, or wounded feelings in:
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  1. To cause displeasure, anger, resentment, or wounded feelings in:
  2. To create resentment, anger, or displeasure; give offense
  3. To violate a rule or law:
To rise up against the government
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  1. To rise up against the government
  2. To attempt to overthrow the authority of the state; rebel.
  3. To refuse to submit to authority, custom, etc.; rebel; mutiny
To send away; cause or allow to leave
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  1. To send away; cause or allow to leave
  2. To direct or allow to leave:
  3. To refuse to accept or recognize; reject:
(Archaic) To push or drive away contemptuously with or as with the foot
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  1. (Archaic) To push or drive away contemptuously with or as with the foot
  2. To show contempt or disdain in refusing or rejecting
  3. To refuse or reject with contempt or disdain; scorn
To attempt to manage without assistance:
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  1. To attempt to manage without assistance:
  2. (Archaic) To defend.
  3. To resist; parry
To stay or cause to stay at a distance (from).
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  1. To stay or cause to stay at a distance (from).
To counter or ward off (criticism, a prying question, etc.) by a clever or evasive response
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  1. To counter or ward off (criticism, a prying question, etc.) by a clever or evasive response
  2. To deflect or ward off (a fencing thrust, for example).
  3. To ward off or deflect (a blow, the thrust of a sword, etc.)
To drive back; repel:
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  1. To drive back; repel:
  2. To rebuff or reject with rudeness, coldness, or denial.
  3. To repel with discourtesy, coldness, indifference, etc.; refuse, reject, or rebuff
To cause to feel disgust; be sickening, repulsive, or very distasteful to
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  1. To cause to feel disgust; be sickening, repulsive, or very distasteful to
  2. To offend the taste or moral sense of; repel.
  3. To arouse disgust
To cause nausea in.
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  1. To cause nausea in.
  2. (Intransitive) To become squeamish; to feel nausea; to turn away with disgust.
  3. To disgust.
To rise up against the government
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  1. To rise up against the government
  2. To attempt to overthrow the authority of the state; rebel.
  3. To refuse to submit to authority, custom, etc.; rebel; mutiny
To make or become sick, ill, disgusted, distressed, etc.
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  1. To make or become sick, ill, disgusted, distressed, etc.
Find another word for repel. In this page you can discover 49 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for repel, like: rebuff, resist, deflect, withstand, stand-up-against, oppose, check, repulse, put to flight, keep at bay and knock down.