repay-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: pay back what's owed to someone

NOTE: Use: Pay back exactly what is owed.

I was repaid in full within the week.
We will repay the loan.
Do we have any debts to repay?

VerbNet: pay-68-1
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: repay.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 4

Sense Number 2: reward somebody for effort, aid, or success

NOTE: Use: Return a favor for something not necessarily owed.

You have visited my blog a few times recently and I've not repaid the visit!
We can never repay your kindness.
You hard work will be repaid with success.
I will study diligently and conscientiously, and will repay you with my good grades.
Thank you. I hope to repay you for your kindness.

VerbNet: judgment-33.1
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3