Definition of Abjure. Meaning of Abjure. Synonyms of Abjure

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Abjure. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Abjure and, of course, Abjure synonyms and on the right images related to the word Abjure.

Definition of Abjure

Abjure
Abjure Ab*jure", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Abjured; p. pr. & vb. n. Abjuring.] [L. abjurare to deny upon oath; ab + jurare to swear, fr. jus, juris, right, law; cf. F. abjurer. See Jury.] 1. To renounce upon oath; to forswear; to disavow; as, to abjure allegiance to a prince. To abjure the realm, is to swear to abandon it forever. 2. To renounce or reject with solemnity; to recant; to abandon forever; to reject; repudiate; as, to abjure errors. ``Magic I here abjure.' --Shak. Syn: See Renounce.
Abjure
Abjure Ab*jure", v. i. To renounce on oath. --Bp. Burnet.

Meaning of Abjure from wikipedia

- Abjuration is the solemn repudiation, abandonment, or renunciation by or upon oath, often the renunciation of citizenship or some other right or privilege...
- The Act of Abjuration (Dutch: Plakkaat van Verlatinghe, Spanish: Acta de Abjuración, literally 'placard of abjuration') is the declaration of independence...
- rebellion continued. In 1581, the northern provinces adopted the Act of Abjuration, the declaration of independence in which the provinces officially deposed...
- extent his socialist convictions (which he never either openly or privately abjure) may have been sacrificed in the course of the indispensable financial deals...
- Kingdom of Kartli-Kakheti signed the Treaty of Georgievsk, by which Georgia abjured any dependence on Persia or another power, and made the kingdom a protectorate...
- this treaty, Kartl-Kakheti received protection from Russia, and Georgia abjured any dependence on Iran. In order to increase its influence in the Caucasus...
- victims of his Es**** gang were local jurors, royal officials, a man forced to abjure the realm, and the prior of Little Dunmow Abbey. FitzWalter intermittently...
- king. The Scottish Declaration of Arbroath (1320) and the Dutch Act of Abjuration (1581) have also been offered as models for Jefferson's Declaration, but...
- an oath of renunciation at the US Emb****y in Paris, but with the phrase "abjure all allegiance and fidelity to the United States" struck out. U.S. State...
- government immediately: in the formal declaration of independence (Act of Abjuration, 1581), the throne of king Philip was only declared vacant, and the Dutch...
Loading...