Synonyms of repulse


1. rebuff, snub, repulse, rejection

usage: an instance of driving away or warding off


1. repel, repulse, fight off, rebuff, drive back, fight, oppose, fight back, fight down, defend

usage: force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"

2. repel, repulse, displease

usage: be repellent to; cause aversion in

3. repel, drive, repulse, force back, push back, beat back, push, force

usage: cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"

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Definition and meaning of repulse (Dictionary)