HyperDic: disown

English > 2 senses of the word disown:
VERBpossessiondisown, disinheritprevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting
communicationdisown, renounce, repudiatecast off
disown > pronunciation
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > disown: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningprevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
BroaderdepriveKeep from having, keeping, or obtaining
Oppositebequeath, will, leaveLeave or give by will after one's death
Spanishdesheredar, desposeer
Nounsdisownment, disowningrefusal to acknowledge as one's own
English > disown: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningCast off.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsrenounce, repudiate
Narrowerabjure, recant, forswear, retract, resileformally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
apostatize, apostatise, tergiversateabandon one's beliefs or allegiances
denyrefuse / refuse to accept or believe
refute, rebutoverthrow by argument, evidence, or proof
swallow, take back, unsay, withdrawtake back what one has said
Broaderrejectrefuse to accept or acknowledge
Spanishabandonar, renegar, renunciar, repudiar
Catalanrenegar, renunciar, repudiar

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