repudiate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word repudiate

(verb) cast off
Synonyms : disown , renounce
Example Sentence
  • She renounced her husband
  • The parents repudiated their son

(verb) refuse to acknowledge, ratify, or recognize as valid
Example Sentence
  • The woman repudiated the divorce settlement

(verb) refuse to recognize or pay
Example Sentence
  • repudiate a debt

(verb) reject as untrue, unfounded, or unjust
Example Sentence
  • She repudiated the accusations

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for repudiate

he ate the PUDDING AGAIN.. When his mother asked him if he ate the pudding, he tried to REPUDIATE (deny eating it)... :)
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by rdrd

re(reject....)+pudi...(pudding..a sweet dish given after meal)...ate......past participle of eat.....well anyone who reject to eat a cake pudding
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by preetisoni2411

repud(refused)+iate(to eat) = refused to take anymore or acknowledge
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by namaskar

divide this word into repud(sounds simillar to repute....reputation)+iate....sounds like eat...eaten(past parciple).........eaten...means sth.....and when reputation decreases ?when you get invove in doing bad to save your r
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by preetisoni2411 hindi cinema if you marry a girl not belonging to your religion,class,....the father says you ate my reputation and you are not my son from now....hence the father DISOWNS his son....
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by nileshdive

i was giving him his reputation, ( repu dia) but he only refused or repudiated !! wat can i do
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by sagacious_kartik

Repudiate:Repu(means tomorrow in Telugu)+Diate(Date),so one boy asked the girl weather she comes for the Date(Diate) Tomorrow(Repu),the girl refused to come....she rejected,disclaim,deny,not accepted.....
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by misc

The woman refuted the divorce settlement.
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by subhasish

REPUtation + ATE
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by rahularoradce

refused to ate
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by ank_85

repudiate ~ refuse ~ reject
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by pateheo

repudiate : refuse a hot date because she's not true,reasonable.
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REPUDIATE...refused that I ate the pudding..or I repudiated the date proposal of a reputed girl
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by bugmenot

refuse to eat pudding
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by ravibhatta007

repudiation = reput (reputation) + i + ate; The reputation of family i have ate so nobody will accept me in my family.
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by shaktipada

REPUdiate here in Telugu REPU means doing tommorrow that means today he is refusing to do the work
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by ipavan57

rep..+ate i REfUSE that i ATE the ... =i do not accept
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by watefun

Repu+De.. apne boss ko Repu de warna he will Reject u or refuse to give u promotion.
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by cheeka449

Think "pew" which in American means to stink
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by Yank

re(REFUSED....)+pudi...(PUDDING..)+ate…….he REFUSED/DENIED to eat PUDDING coz of vomiting
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by lebshah

(Sound like) Repeat + It... ie rejecting
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by sachinwani

repudiate: re - POOH POOH it as DIEd and done and eaten away
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by shalnew

REPUtationDIviATE - sounds like Reputation+Deviate. to 'deviate' from a shameful fact to save ones 'reputation'.
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by goodking210

Repudiate: Repu(reputation) daav par lag gayi hai uss idiot (diate) ki, jabse usse gharwalo ne disown kiya hai
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by h.pathrabe250487

Reputation at stake! Deny all knowledge!
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by swetz

Repudiate/Re-pyo-diate/ Re-Rejected, pyo-poop, diate-date/ When he saw his blind "date" eating turtle "poop", he "rejected" that disgusting woman.
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by daniel430lee

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