General English

  • noun a feeling of dislike
  • noun the act of pushing something away

General Science

  • noun a force between two bodies of the same electric charge or magnetic polarity that tends to repel or separate them


  • The forces that act upon entities, tending to push them apart. Examples include the repulsion between similarly charged particles, or that between like magnetic poles. Also called repulsive force.
  • synonymrepulsive force