Verb(1) prevent deliberately (as by making a will(2) cast off
(1) My family will disown me upon hearing the news that I surrendered.(2) Family members would disown you if they knew you watched it.(3) My family didn't disown us but they wouldn't come near us because he was there.(4) He's warned him that, if he gets involved in violent extremism, the family will disown him├ö├ç┬¬(5) But lots of under-age girls believe their families will disown them if they find out they are pregnant, and most are wrong.(6) In his sleep, without a word being spoken, he reaches out and says to me: Even if the whole world disowns you, you're still my big brother and I will always look up to you.(7) The trust of the disinherited was further shattered and disowned by the disingenuous attitude of the state.(8) His neurotic mother sends him letters of adoration, then letters of disownment .(9) Facing virtual disownment , Victor must now struggle to reconcile his outdoor persona with his indoor realities.(10) ├ö├ç├┐If I did I would be disowning my family,├ö├ç├û she shuddered obviously thinking of the consequences.(11) He lives with his uncle, a minor aristocrat who has blown everything except his title, and his wife, who has been disowned by her family.(12) When he tried to bring a lawsuit against the clergy, his family disowned him.(13) To make it worse, my parents saw her as being below our family, so they disowned me the day I married her.(14) Yes, he disowns his mother and his wife attempted suicide as a result of being publicly slandered by him, but we also know how much he cares about his daughter.(15) To make matters worse, the Morning Star published only the unofficial condemnation, and not the original official release or the general secretary's subsequent disowner .(16) Recently we have been told how he and Sophie were now shot of each other with residual bitterness on both sides, with her predictably now disowning all previous suggestions he was innocent of his drugs test or had drinks spiked.
(1) disown :: deposede
1. reject ::
2. disinherit ::
3. renounce ::
1. acknowledge ::
2. admit ::
3. allow ::
4. avow ::
5. concede ::
6. confirm ::
7. own ::
Different Formsdisown, disowned, disowning, disowns
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