English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'disown'

(verb) 
Definition
to deny any connection with (someone)
Those comments were later disowned.
Synonyms
deny
I denied my legal guardians because I wanted to be independent.
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reject
Paloma has rejected the values of her rich parents.
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renounce
She renounced terrorism.
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disallow
He ruled that my testimony should be disallowed.
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retract
He hurriedly sought to retract the statement.
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repudiate
He repudiated any form of nationalism.
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cast off
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disavow
He immediately disavowed the newspaper story.
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disclaim
She disclaims any knowledge of her boss's business activities.
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abnegate
The government could not abnegate responsibility for the defects.
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refuse to acknowledge or recognize

Additional synonyms

in the sense of abnegate
The government could not abnegate responsibility for the defects.
in the sense of disallow
Definition
to reject as untrue or invalid
He ruled that my testimony should be disallowed.
in the sense of disavow
Definition
to deny connection with or responsibility for (something)
He immediately disavowed the newspaper story.

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