HyperDic: renunciation

English > 4 senses of the word renunciation:
NOUNcommunicationrenunciation, repudiationrejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid
staterenunciation, apostasy, defectionthe state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes)
communicationrenunciation, renouncementan act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned
actrenunciation, forgoing, forswearingthe act of renouncing / renouncing
renunciation > pronunciation
Soundsrihnah.nsiyey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > renunciation: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningRejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid.
Synonymrepudiation
Narrowerdisclaimer(law) a voluntary repudiation of a person's legal claim to something
disownment, disowningrefusal to acknowledge as one's own
BroaderrejectionThe speech act of rejecting
Spanishrenuncia
Catalanrenúncia
Verbsrenouncecast off
English > renunciation: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes).
Synonymsapostasy, defection
BroaderrejectionThe state of being rejected
Spanishapostasía, renuncia
Catalanapostasia, renúncia
English > renunciation: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningAn act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned.
Synonymrenouncement
Narrowerrelinquishment, relinquishingA verbal / verbal act of renouncing / renouncing a claim or right or position etc.
BroaderresignationThe act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.)
Spanishrenunciamiento, renuncia
Catalanrenúncia
Verbsrenounceturn away from
renouncegive up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations
English > renunciation: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of renouncing / renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title / title or privilege etc.).
Synonymsforgoing, forswearing
Narrowerabnegation, self-abnegation, denial, self-denial, self-renunciationrenunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others
forsaking, giving upThe act of forsaking
BroaderrejectionThe act of rejecting something
Spanishrenuncia
Catalanrenúncia
Verbsrenouncegive up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations

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