Definitions for renouncerɪˈnaʊns
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
re•nouncerɪˈnaʊns(v.; n.)-nounced, -nounc•ing
(v.t.)to give up or put aside.
to repudiate; disown.
(v.i.)to fail to follow the suit led in cards.
(n.)failure to follow in the suit led in cards.
Origin of renounce:
1325–75; ME < MF renoncer < L renūntiāre to bring back word, disclaim =re-re - +nūntiāre to announce, der. of nūntius messenger, news
give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations
"The King abdicated when he married a divorcee"
vacate, resign, renounce, give up(verb)
leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily
"She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
foreswear, renounce, quit, relinquish(verb)
turn away from; give up
"I am foreswearing women forever"
disown, renounce, repudiate(verb)
"She renounced her husband"; "The parents repudiated their son"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to give up or reject
rumors that the prince will renounce the throne; She renounced her faith.
An act of renouncing.
To give up, resign, surrender.
To cast off, repudiate.
To decline further association with someone or something, disown.
To abandon, forsake, discontinue (an action, habit, intention, etc), sometimes by open declaration.
To make a renunciation of something.
To surrender formally some right or trust.
(cards) To fail to follow suit; playing a card of a different suit when having no card of the suit led.
Origin: From Latin renuntiare.
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
to cast off or reject deliberately; to disown; to dismiss; to forswear
to disclaim having a card of (the suit led) by playing a card of another suit
to make renunciation
to decline formally, as an executor or a person entitled to letters of administration, to take out probate or letters
act of renouncing
Translations for renounce
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to give up (a title, claim, intention etc) especially formally or publicly
He renounced his claim to the throne.
- يَتَخَلّى عن، يَتَنازَلArabic
- отказвам се отBulgarian
- renunciar aPortuguese (BR)
- vzdát seCzech
- give afkald på; frasige sigDanish
- παραιτούμαι απόGreek
- renunciar (a)Spanish
- چشم پوشی کردنFarsi
- छोड़ना, अस्वीकार करनाHindi
- odreći seCroatian
- lemond (vmiről)Hungarian
- falla frá; afsala sérIcelandic
- rinunciare aItalian
- (공식적으로) 포기하다Korean
- (publiski) atteiktiesLatvian
- afstand doen vanDutch
- si fra seg, gi avkall påNorwegian
- zrzec sięPolish
- چشم پوشی کردنPersian
- پر يښودل، ايله كول: دلاسه وركول: نه منل، ډډه كول: ردول، غرض نه ورسره در لودلPashto
- renunciar aPortuguese
- a renunţa laRomanian
- vzdať saSlovak
- odpovedati seSlovenian
- odreći seSerbian
- avsäga sigSwedish
- 正式或公開放棄Chinese (Trad.)
- دست بردار ہوناUrdu
- từ bỏVietnamese
- 声明放弃，宣布放弃放弃Chinese (Simp.)
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