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Overview of verb renounce

The verb renounce has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. abdicate, renounce

(give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations; "The King abdicated when he married a divorcee")

2. vacate, resign, renounce, give up

(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")

3. foreswear, renounce, quit, relinquish

(turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever")

4. disown, renounce, repudiate

(cast off; "She renounced her husband"; "The parents repudiated their son") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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