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Meaning of Disown

Synonyms of Disown

(Deny the validity), verb

  • abjure
  • abnegate
  • affirm the contrary
  • annul
  • call in question
  • challenge
  • confute
  • contest
  • contradict
  • contravene
  • controvert
  • countermand
  • demur
  • deny
  • deny absolutely
  • deny peremptorily
  • deny the possibility
  • deny wholly
  • disaffirm
  • disagree
  • disallow
  • disannul
  • disavow
  • disbelieve
  • disclaim
  • disprove
  • disregard
  • dissent
  • forswear
  • hold no brief for
  • impugn
  • infitiari
  • invalidate
  • negate
  • negative
  • not accept
  • not admit
  • not confirm
  • not maintain
  • nullify
  • object
  • oppose
  • overrule
  • protest
  • rebut
  • recant
  • refuse credence
  • refuse to accept
  • refuse to admit
  • refuse to corroborate
  • refute
  • reject
  • render null and void
  • repudiare
  • repudiate
  • rescind
  • retract
  • reverse
  • revoke
  • set aside
  • set at nought
  • stand up to
  • take issue with
  • traverse
  • undo
  • vacate
  • void

(Refuse to acknowledge), verb

  • abandon
  • abjure
  • alienate
  • cast away
  • cast off
  • cede
  • cut off
  • cut out of one's will
  • deprive of hereditary succession
  • deprive of the right to inherit
  • disaffiliate
  • disallow
  • disclaim
  • disclaim the responsibility for
  • disdain
  • disendow
  • disinherit
  • dispense with
  • dispossess
  • dispossess of hereditary right
  • dissociate oneself
  • divest
  • divorce
  • forsake
  • get rid of
  • give up
  • have nothing to do with
  • infitiari
  • jettison
  • let go
  • not maintain
  • oust
  • part with
  • rebuff
  • refuse to recognize
  • relinquish
  • renounce
  • repudiare
  • repudiate
  • repulse
  • scorn
  • spurn Associated Concepts: disown a child

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