Repayment

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Repayment

The act of paying off debts. If one borrows a certain amount, one must eventually repay it to the lender.
References in classic literature ?
Sir Joseph's fortune could be made available, in the present emergency, in but one way--he might use it to repay his debt.
But be patient, friends, for the answer will surely come, and by writing to me you more than repay me for the pleasant task of preparing these books.
Oh beautiful and generous Zoraida, that I could repay thy good goodness to a brother
You will repay me entirely if you do not discompose yourself, but get well as fast as you can; and since you appear in such good spirits, I may speak to you on one subject, may I not?
You will find very little to repay you for your trouble in this contemptible THING, sir,' replied Slurk, bestowing a Satanic frown on Pott.