WORD OF THE DAY

WORD OF THE DAY

REPUDIATE

re·pu·di·ate [ri pydee àyt]

(past and past participle re·pu·di·at·ed, present participle re·pu·di·at·ing, 3rd person present singular re·pu·di·ates)

TRANSITIVE VERB

1. disown something: to disapprove of something formally and strongly and renounce any connection with it
2. deny something: to state that something is untrue
3. reject something: to reject something that is offered
4. disown loved one: to disown a family member or lover
5. reject something as invalid: to refuse to accept the validity of something
6. refuse to pay debt: to refuse to acknowledge or pay a debt

EXAMPLE:

No matter how hard you try to repudiate the truth, you can never succeed.

 

SYNONYMS:

reject, disclaim, renounce, deny, disavow, turn your back on, wash your hands of

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