Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To reject (a determination or obligation that is subject to approval).

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To deny; contradict.
  • In law, to overthrow or annul, as in the reversal of a judicial decision, or where one, having made a contract while an infant, repudiates it after coming of age.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To assert the contrary of; to contradict; to deny; -- said of that which has been asserted.
  • transitive verb (Law) To refuse to confirm; to annul, as a judicial decision, by a contrary judgment of a superior tribunal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To deny, contradict or repudiate

Etymologies

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dis- +‎ affirm

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