Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    To injure one’s credit or reputation; to refuse credence; to distrust. See 84 Cal. 573, 24 Pac. 313.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    To destroy or impair the credibility of a person; to Impeach; to lessen the degree of credit to be accorded to a witness or document, as by impugning the veracity of the one or the genuineness of the other; to disparage or wcaken the reliance upon the testimony of a witness or upon documentary evidence, by any means whatever.