: to refuse to accept;
: to reject as unauthorized or as having no binding force
: to reject as untrue or unjust
: to refuse to have anything to do with : disown
- … unless they repudiated the failed policies of the past and took decisive action, the party might fracture or lose its hold on the electorate.
- —Walter A. McDougall
: to divorce or separate formally from (a woman to whom one is betrothed or married)
- "The incident was witnessed by … the Marquess Zanipolo, who, in consequence, has already repudiated his unhappy bride."
- —Edith Wharton