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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To give up (a right or claim) usually in a public announcement. Also: To deny or reject; disown.

Usage examples (28)
  • So, rather than appear foolish afterward, I renounce seeming clever now.
  • What I renounce is relying on the proclamation of one language user (e.g.,
  • I didn't use the word renounce because it has a specific, legal meaning when talking about citizenship.
  • The only thing that is in error is the term "renounce" as it applies to polygamy. for more
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