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Renounce
Renounce Re*nounce" (r[-e]*nouns"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Renounced (-nounst"); p. pr. & vb. n. Renouncing (-noun"s?ng).] [F. renoncer, L. renuntiare to bring back word, announce, revoke, retract, renounce; pref. re- re- + nuntiare to announce, fr. nuncius, a messenger. See Nuncio, and cf. Renunciation.] 1. To declare against; to reject or decline formally; to refuse to own or acknowledge as belonging to one; to disclaim; as, to renounce a title to land or to a throne. 2. To cast off or reject deliberately; to disown; to dismiss; to forswear. This world I do renounce, and in your sights Shake patiently my great affliction off. --Shak. 3. (Card Playing) To disclaim having a card of (the suit led) by playing a card of another suit. To renounce probate (Law), to decline to act as the executor of a will. --Mozley & W. Syn: To cast off; disavow; disown; disclaim; deny; abjure; recant; abandon; forsake; quit; forego; resign; relinquish; give up; abdicate. Usage: Renounce, Abjure, Recant. -- To renounce is to make an affirmative declaration of abandonment. To abjure is to renounce with, or as with, the solemnity of an oath. To recant is to renounce or abjure some proposition previously affirmed and maintained. From Thebes my birth I own; . . . since no disgrace Can force me to renounce the honor of my race. --Dryden. Either to die the death, or to abjure Forever the society of man. --Shak. Ease would recant Vows made in pain, as violent and void. --Milton.
Renounce
Renounce Re*nounce", v. i. 1. To make renunciation. [Obs.] He of my sons who fails to make it good, By one rebellious act renounces to my blood. --Dryden. 2. (Law) To decline formally, as an executor or a person entitled to letters of administration, to take out probate or letters. Dryden died without a will, and his widow having renounced, his son Charles administered on June 10. --W. D. Christie.
Renounce
Renounce Re*nounce", n. (Card Playing) Act of renouncing.

Meaning of Renounce from wikipedia

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- law doctrine of perpetual allegiance denied an individual the right to renounce obligations to his sovereign. The bonds of subjecthood were conceived in...
- Heald that Philip was "an English gentleman". Before the marriage, Philip renounced his Gr**** and Danish titles, officially converted from Gr**** Orthodoxy...
- recognised the sovereignty of Romania over Bessarabia. The treaty was renounced in October 1918 by the Alexandru Marghiloman government, and Romania nominally...
- schemes, an important common factor is that the U.K. Parliament has not renounced legislative sovereignty in relation to the three nations concerned. For...
- enjoys exclusive competence. These are areas in which member states have renounced any capacity to enact legislation. In other areas the EU and its member...
- religious, political and media parties, especially since Al-Azhar could have renounced the Nigerian mufti's statement on IS without addressing the issue of whether...
- king Heracles, who also ruled over a kingdom in Spain. Heracles later renounced his throne in preference for his native Greece, leaving his kingdom to...
- United Nations, the OECD, the G7, and the G20. Although it has officially renounced its right to declare war, ****an maintains a modern military for peacekeeping...
- heart of a thoroughly bourgeois and partly puritanical republic. It had renounced its bourgeois origins and elaborated and painfully rationalized its institutional...
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