Definitions for renounce

Definitions for (verb) renounce

Main entry: disown, renounce, repudiate

Definition: cast off

Usage: She renounced her husband; The parents repudiated their son

Main entry: foreswear, relinquish, renounce, quit

Definition: turn away from; give up

Usage: I am foreswearing women forever

Main entry: give up, resign, renounce, vacate

Definition: leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily

Usage: She vacated the position when she got pregnant; The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds

Main entry: renounce, abdicate

Definition: give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations

Usage: The King abdicated when he married a divorcee

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