HyperDic: denounce

English > 4 senses of the word denounce:
VERBcommunicationdenouncespeak out against
socialdenounce, stigmatize, stigmatise, brand, markto accuse / accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful
communicationdenounceannounce the termination of, as of treaties
communicationdenounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat, grass, shit, shop, snitch, staggive away information about somebody
denounce > pronunciation
Soundsdihnaw'ns
Rhymesannounce ... trounce: 10 rhymes with awns...
English > denounce: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningSpeak out against.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"He denounced the Nazis"
Narrowercondemn, reprobate, decry, objurgate, excoriateExpress strong disapproval of
fulminate, railcriticize severely
Broaderknock, criticize, criticise, pick apartfind fault with
Spanishdelatar, denunciar
Catalandelatar, denunciar
Nounsdenouncementa public act of denouncing
English > denounce: 4 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningTo accuse / accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"He denounced the government action"
Synonymsstigmatize, stigmatise, brand, mark
BroaderlabelAssign a label to
Spanishcalificar, delatar, denunciar, estigmatizar, marcar, tachar, tildar
Catalandelatar, denunciar, taxar, titllar
Adjectivesdenunciativecontaining warning of punishment
Nounsdenouncementa public act of denouncing
English > denounce: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningannounce the termination of, as of treaties.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderannounce, denotemake known
Spanishdenunciar
English > denounce: 4 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaninggive away information about somebody.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymstell on, betray, give away, rat, grass, shit, shop, snitch, stag
Narrowersell someone outGive information that compromises others
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Spanishacusar, delatar, denunciar, traicionar
Catalandenunciar, trair

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