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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

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

satyam announce to renounce ramalinga raju(CEO)

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

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