Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb repudiate

4 senses of repudiate

Sense 1
disown, renounce, repudiate -- (cast off; "She renounced her husband"; "The parents repudiated their son")
       => reject -- (refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper")

Sense 2
repudiate -- (refuse to acknowledge, ratify, or recognize as valid; "The woman repudiated the divorce settlement")
       => reject -- (refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper")

Sense 3
repudiate -- (refuse to recognize or pay; "repudiate a debt")
       => refuse, decline -- (show unwillingness towards; "he declined to join the group on a hike")

Sense 4
repudiate -- (reject as untrue, unfounded, or unjust; "She repudiated the accusations")
       => deny -- (declare untrue; contradict; "He denied the allegations"; "She denied that she had taken money")

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