repudiable definition, repudiable meaning | English dictionary

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images



      vb   tr  
1    to reject the authority or validity of; refuse to accept or ratify  
Congress repudiated the treaty that the President had negotiated     
2    to refuse to acknowledge or pay (a debt)  
3    to cast off or disown (a son, lover, etc.)  
     (C16: from Latin repudiare to put away, from repudium a separation, divorce, from re- + pudere to be ashamed)  
   repudiable             adj  
  repudiation      n  
  repudiative      adj  
  repudiator      n  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.

  • Create your own vocabulary list
  • Contribute to the Collaborative Dictionary
  • Improve and share your linguistic knowledge