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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Disown; refuse to accept or pay. Also: To refuse to have anything to do with.

Usage examples (31)
  • Chaucer... not only came to doubt the worth of his extraordinary body of work, but repudiated it.
  • repudiate a debt
  • Will demands that John McCain repudiate John Hagee be balanced by calls for Barack Obama to distance himself from James Carroll?
  • "Shakespeare liked to coin new words too," she said. tweet following her use of the word - something of a mix of 'refute' and 'repudiate' - for more
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