(Re*pub"lic*an*ism) n. [Cf. F. républicanisme.]
1. A republican form or system of government; the principles or theory of republican government.
2. Attachment to, or political sympathy for, a republican form of government. Burke.
3. The principles and policy of the Republican party, so called [U.S.]
(Re*pub"lic*an*ize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Republicanized (-?zd); p. pr. & vb. n. Republicanizing
] [Cf. F. républicaniser.] To change, as a state, into a republic; to republican principles; as, France was
republicanized; to republicanize the rising generation. D. Ramsay.
(Re*pub"li*cate) v. t. [Cf. LL. republicare.] To make public again; to republish. [Obs.]
(Re*pub`li*ca"tion) n. A second publication, or a new publication of something before
published, as of a former will, of a volume already published, or the like; specifically, the publication in
one country of a work first issued in another; a reprint.
If there be many testaments, the last overthrows all the former; but the republication of a former will
revokes one of a later date, and establishes the first.Blackstone.
(Re*pub"lish) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Republished (-l?sht); p. pr. & vb. n. Republishing.] To
publish anew; specifically, to publish in one country (a work first published in another); also, to revive (a
will) by rexecution or codicil.
Subsecquent to the purchase or contract, the devisor republished his will.Blackstone.
(Re*pub"lish*er) n. One who republishes.
(Re*pu"di*a*ble) a. [See Repudilate.] Admitting of repudiation; fit or proper to be put away.
(Re*pu"di*ate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Repudiated (-?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Repudiating.] [L.
repudiatus, p. p. of repudiare to repudiate, reject, fr. repudium separation, divorce; pref. re- re- +
pudere to be ashamed.]
1. To cast off; to disavow; to have nothing to do with; to renounce; to reject.
Servitude is to be repudiated with greater care.Prynne.
2. To divorce, put away, or discard, as a wife, or a woman one has promised to marry.
His separation from Terentis, whom he repudiated not long afterward.Bolingbroke.
3. To refuse to acknowledge or to pay; to disclaim; as, the State has repudiated its debts.
(Re*pu`di*a"tion) n. [Cf.F. répudiation, L. repudiatio.] The act of repudiating, or the state
of being repuddiated; as, the repudiation of a doctrine, a wife, a debt, etc.
(Re*pu`di*a"tion), n. One who favors repudiation, especially of a public debt.
(Re*pu"di*a`tor) n. [L., a rejecter, contemner.] One who repudiates.
(Re*pugn") v. t. [F. répugner, L. repugnare, repugnatum; pref. re- + pugnare to fight. See
Pugnacious.] To fight against; to oppose; to resist. [R.]
Stubbornly he did repugn the truth.Shak.