Repudiate and Refute

Repudiate

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Repudiate verb – To declare not to be true.
Usage example: vigorously repudiated the charge that she had lied on her résumé

Refute is a synonym for repudiate in deny topic. In some cases you can use "Refute" instead a verb "Repudiate".
Nearby Words: repudiation, repudiating
Synonyms for Repudiate

Refute

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Refute verb – To declare not to be true.
Usage example: while he was publicly refuting rumors of a merger, behind the scenes the CEO was working to effect that very outcome

Repudiate is a synonym for refute in deny topic. You can use "Repudiate" instead a verb "Refute", if it concerns topics such as discredit.
Nearby Words: refutation, refutable, refuting
Synonyms for Refute

Common collocations

claim repudiate claim refute claim
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