Textual thesaurus for "repel"

(verb) snub, rebuff

reject outright and bluntly

She snubbed his proposal

(verb) fight off, rebuff, repulse, drive back

force or drive back

repel the attacker; fight off the onslaught; rebuff the attack

(verb) beat back, drive, force back, push back, repulse

cause to move back by force or influence

repel the enemy; push back the urge to smoke; beat back the invaders

(verb) repulse

be repellent to; cause aversion in

(verb) revolt, gross out, disgust

fill with distaste

This spoilt food disgusts me