Definition of Abjure. Meaning of Abjure. Synonyms of Abjure

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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...
- 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...
- rebellion continued. In 1581, the northern provinces adopted the Act of Abjuration, the declaration of independence in which the provinces officially deposed...
- after it has been declared contrary to Holy Scripture. He was required to "abjure, curse and detest" those opinions. He was sentenced to formal imprisonment...
- illiterate defendant signed an abjuration do****ent that she did not understand. The court substituted a different abjuration in the official record. Heresy...
- authorities and stand trial for their alleged crimes, or to confess their guilt, abjure the realm, and go into exile by the shortest route and never return without...
- 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...
- this treaty, Kartl-Kakheti received protection from Russia, and Georgia abjured any dependence on Iran. In order to increase its influence in the Caucasus...
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