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re-pendō pendī, pēnsus, ere,

to weigh back, return by weight: Aequa pensa erae, O.—To weigh in return, pay with the same weight: cui pro Gracchi capite erat aurum repensum.—To ransom, redeem: auro repensus Miles (i. e. redemptus), H.— Fig., to pay in kind, pay back, repay, requite, recompense, return, reward: vitam servatae dote, O.: magna, make a great return, V.: fatis contraria fata, balance, V.: Ingenio formae damna, make compensation for, O.

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