Synonyms of repudiate in English:

repudiate


See definition of repudiate

verb

1‘a world that repudiated aggression and violence as a way of resolving disputes’

SYNONYMS

reject, renounce, abandon, forswear, give up, turn one's back on, have nothing more to do with, wash one's hands of, have no more truck with, abjure, disavow, recant, desert, discard, disown, cast off, lay aside, cut off, rebuff

archaic forsake

rare disprofess

ANTONYMS

embrace

2‘Cranham repudiated the allegations’

SYNONYMS

deny, refute, contradict, rebut, dispute, disclaim, disavow

dismiss, brush aside

formal gainsay

rare controvert, negate

ANTONYMS

confirm, acknowledge

3‘Egypt repudiated the treaty’

SYNONYMS

cancel, set aside, revoke, rescind, reverse, retract, overrule, override, overturn, invalidate, nullify, declare null and void, abrogate

refuse to fulfil, disregard, ignore, disobey, dishonour, renege on, go back on, backtrack on

disaffirm, avoid, vacate

ANTONYMS

ratify, accept, abide by

4‘he repudiated his first wife’

SYNONYMS

divorce, end one's marriage to

ANTONYMS

marry