repel :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words

repel

ri pel

  • v  cause to move back by force or influence
    repel the enemy
  • v  be repellent to; cause aversion in
  • v  force or drive back
    repel the attacker
  • v  reject outright and bluntly
  • v  fill with distaste

  • Or rather to repel and then tack on a little spurious uplift as he finally does here.
  • Opposite charges attract each other; identical charges repel each other.
  • The canopy's nanotech polyester surface is designed to repel water droplets, so they don't end up on you or your floor.
News & Articles

  • Niger security forces repel attack on police: defence minister
    NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger's security forces repelled an overnight assault by gunmen on a military police academy in the capital Niamey, the defence minister said on Wednesday, an attack likely to heighten concerns over the Islamist threat in the West African nation. The attack on the academy in Niamey's northern Koirategui suburb followed a June 1 assault on a prison in the capital, during which ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Niger security forces repel attack on police: defence minister
    NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger's security forces repelled an overnight assault by gunmen on a military police academy in the capital Niamey, the defence minister said on Wednesday, an attack likely to heighten concerns over the Islamist threat in the West African nation. The attack on the academy in Niamey's northern Koirategui suburb followed a June 1 assault on a prison in the capital, during which ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Alabama-Based CMR Demos Programmable Magnets That Changes Polarity And Strength On A Whim
    Magnets are pretty basic - some poles attract, some repel, and you can use them to hold stuff up on your fridge. However, what happens when magnets can be "programmed" to react in different ways? Huntsville, Ala.-based Correlated Magnetics Research has some magnets that can do some amazing - and slightly spooky - things.
    June 12, 2013 - TechCrunch
Quotes

  • Dana Perino in USA Today
    On Thursday, Bush spokeswoman Dana Perino said Abu Risha "was one of the first to come forward to want to work with the United States to repel al-Qaeda."
  • Robert Gates in MiamiHerald.com
    US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Wilson's "efforts and exploits helped repel an invader, liberate a people, and bring the Cold War to a close."
  • Kim Yong Nam in USA Today
    We will mercilessly repel the aggressors and achieve reunification by mobilizingin case of a US attack, Kim Yong Nam warned in a speech to thousands of government and military officials that was carried on state televison.

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.