- 1repudiate something to refuse to accept something synonym reject to repudiate a suggestion Socialism had been repudiated at the polls.
- 2repudiate something to say officially and/or publicly that something is not true synonym deny to repudiate a report
- 3repudiate somebody (old-fashioned) to refuse to be connected with someone any longer synonym disown He repudiated his first wife and married her sister.
NAmE//rɪˈpyudiˌeɪt//(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they repudiate
he / she / it repudiates
past simple repudiated
-ing form repudiating
repudiationjump to other results
NAmE//rɪˌpyudiˈeɪʃn//noun [uncountable] the repudiation of a claim