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REPAYMENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does repayment mean? 

REPAYMENT (noun)
  The noun REPAYMENT has 2 senses:

1. the act of returning money received previously
2. payment of a debt or obligation

  Familiarity information: REPAYMENT used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REPAYMENT (noun)


Sense 1repayment [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of returning money received previously

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

repayment; refund

Hypernyms ("repayment" is a kind of...):

defrayal; defrayment; payment (the act of paying money)


Sense 2repayment [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Payment of a debt or obligation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

quittance; repayment

Hypernyms ("repayment" is a kind of...):

payment (a sum of money paid)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "repayment"):

redemption (repayment of the principal amount of a debt or security at or before maturity (as when a corporation repurchases its own stock))


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