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renounce

renounce - Dictionary definition and meaning for word renounce

Definition
(verb) give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations
Synonyms : abdicate
Example Sentence
  • The King abdicated when he married a divorcee

Definition
(verb) leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily
Synonyms : give up , resign , vacate
Example Sentence
  • She vacated the position when she got pregnant
  • The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds

Definition
(verb) turn away from; give up
Synonyms : foreswear , quit , relinquish
Example Sentence
  • I am foreswearing women forever

Definition
(verb) cast off
Synonyms : disown , repudiate
Example Sentence
  • She renounced her husband
  • The parents repudiated their son

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for renounce

re-announce something.abandon the previous announcement.Start afresh
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by coolmayuri222

satyam announce to renounce ramalinga raju(CEO)
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by crazylooks

if a minister "give up" another minister is renounce(d)
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