This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Repulse synonyms

Sorting by
Votes
An abrupt, blunt refusal of offered advice, help, etc.
0
0
  1. An abrupt, blunt refusal of offered advice, help, etc.
  2. A sudden resistance or refusal.
  3. A check or an abrupt setback to progress or action:
An unanticipated or sudden check in progress; a change from better to worse.
0
0
  1. An unanticipated or sudden check in progress; a change from better to worse.
  2. (US) The required distance between a structure and a road.
  3. The required minimum distance between a building and a property line (often, specif., the front property line) established by local code or ordinance
(Nautical) A sudden checking, as of a rope or cable running out.
0
0
  1. (Nautical) A sudden checking, as of a rope or cable running out.
  2. A deliberate slight or affront.
  3. Scornful, slighting action or treatment; affront
To drive or force back; hold or ward off
0
0
  1. To drive or force back; hold or ward off
  2. To refuse to accept (a person); spurn
  3. To refuse to accept, agree to, or submit to; reject
To remove from or allow distance.
0
0
  1. To remove from or allow distance.
  2. (Idiomatic) To cost money, as.
  3. To delay or obstruct.
To throw or turn over; upset
0
0
  1. To throw or turn over; upset
  2. To bring about the downfall, destruction, or ending of, especially by force or concerted action:
  3. To bring down from a position of authority or power; topple
To take action to defeat or thwart (an invading or occupying military force).
0
0
  1. To take action to defeat or thwart (an invading or occupying military force).
  2. To refuse to cooperate with, submit to, etc.
  3. To withstand; oppose; fend off; stand firm against; withstand the action of
To reject something contemptuously.
0
0
  1. To reject something contemptuously.
  2. To show contempt or disdain in refusing or rejecting
  3. To reject with disdain or contempt.
To pass over or skip from (a record set by a record changer) without playing
0
0
  1. To pass over or skip from (a record set by a record changer) without playing
  2. To refuse to give sufficient parental affection or care to (a child or young animal).
  3. To turn down (an applicant, as for a job); refuse to accept.
To treat with scorn, contempt, disdain, etc.; behave coldly toward; slight or ignore
0
0
  1. To treat with scorn, contempt, disdain, etc.; behave coldly toward; slight or ignore
  2. To secure (a vessel, for example) in this manner.
  3. To dismiss, turn down, or frustrate the expectations of.
To cause to feel nausea; make sick
0
0
  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:
0
0
  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
0
0
  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
(Archaic) To defend
0
0
  1. (Archaic) To defend
  2. To ward off. Often used with off:
  3. To resist; parry
To stay or cause to stay at a distance (from).
0
0
  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
0
0
  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 be resistant to, or present an opposing force to
0
0
  1. To be resistant to, or present an opposing force to
  2. To refuse to accept (a person); spurn
  3. To offer resistance to; fight against:
Find another word for repulse. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for repulse, like: rebuff, setback, snub, repel, set back, overthrow, resist, spurn, reject, snub and nauseate.