Definition of repel:
ram, freak, sicken, allow, tug, disregard, revolt, beat off, get, churn up, knock down, strike, parry, beat back, repulse, aim, force back, impel, push, drive, drive back, disgust, like, force, rebuff, labour, brush off, snub, nauseate, thrust, urge on, drive away, fight off, take, propel, refuse, gross out, push back, deflect, fend, motor, cut, hold back, keep off, compel, fall, ward off, dismiss, freak out, labor, stave off, fail, ride, cast aside, ignore.
- displease (part of speech: verb)
- repulse (part of speech: verb)
- resist (part of speech: verb)
- oppose (part of speech: verb)
- "Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution", L. Carroll Judson.
- "Old Jack", W.H.G. Kingston.
I looked upon the question as one solely between Lord Dynmore and myself; and I felt, rightly as I still think, that, as a man falsely accused by another man, I had a right to repel the charge by the only practical means in my power- by maintaining my position and defying him to do his worst.- "The New Rector", Stanley J. Weyman.