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Renounce

Re`nounce´   Pronunciation: rė`nouns´
v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Renounced (-nounst"); p. pr. & vb. n. Renouncing (-noun"s?ng).]
2.To cast off or reject deliberately; to disown; to dismiss; to forswear.
3.(Card Playing) To disclaim having a card of (the suit led) by playing a card of another suit.
To renounce probate
(Law) to decline to act as the executor of a will.
- Mozley & W.
From Thebes my birth I own; . . . since no disgrace
Can force me to renounce the honor of my race.
- Dryden.
v. i.1.To make renunciation.
2.(Law) To decline formally, as an executor or a person entitled to letters of administration, to take out probate or letters.
n.1.(Card Playing) Act of renouncing.
Verb1.renounce - give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations; "The King abdicated when he married a divorcee"
Synonyms: abdicate
2.renounce - leave (a job, post, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
Synonyms: resign, vacate, give up
3.renounce - turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
4.renounce - cast off or disown; "She renounced her husband"; "The parents repudiated their son"
Synonyms: repudiate

TO RENOUNCE. To give up a right; for example, an executor may renounce the right of administering the estate of the testator; a widow the right to administer to her intestate husband's estate.
     2. There are some rights which a person cannot renounce; as, for example, to plead the act of limitation. Before a person can become a citizen of the United States he must renounce all titles of nobility. Vide Naturalization; To Repudiate.

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