Definition of repayment:
incur, quittance, liquidation, reparation, redress, recompense, clear, offset, requital, amortize, refund, liquidate, satisfaction, forgive, setoff, indemnification, restitution, substitute, compound, default, amends, indemnity.
- payment (part of speech: noun)
- compensation (part of speech: noun)
The theory of the system is this, that individuals casually poor and out of work, being destitute and without shelter, may upon application receive shelter for the night, supper and a breakfast, and in return for this, shall perform a task of work, not necessarily in repayment for the relief received, but simply as a test of their willingness to work for their living.- "In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out", Booth, William.
Every other self- governing Colony in the Empire has gone through that bracing and purifying ordeal, accepting from the Mother Country, without repayment, only the loan of military and naval defence, and Ireland can imitate them without dishonour.- "The Framework of Home Rule", Erskine Childers.
- "The Old Die Rich", Horace Leonard Gold.