Thesaurus > Related Words: repel

  Words related to repel

Related / Similar Words: rebuff, snub, repulse, fight off, drive back, drive, force back, push back, beat back, disgust, gross out, revolt

 

Definition:
  • reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal";
  • force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack";
  • cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders";
  • be repellent to; cause aversion in;
  • fill with distaste; "This spoilt food disgusts me";

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    Hyponyms: disgust, revolt, nauseate, sicken, churn up, turn off, put off, turn one's stomach

     

    Grouped Verbs: drive

     

    Derivational Morphology: rebuff, snub, repulse, slight, repulsion, standoff, rollback, push back, campaign, cause, crusade, drive, movement, effort, thrust, driving force, repellent, repellant, disgust

     

    Anagrams: leper

     

     
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