Complete Definition of "renounce"

English

Etymology
From Latin renuntiare.

Noun
en-noun

  1. card games An act of #Verb|renouncing.

Related terms
renunciation

Verb
en-verb|renounc|ing

  1. transitive To give up, resign, surrender.
  2. transitive To cast off, repudiate.
  3. transitive To decline further association with someone or something.
  4. transitive To abandon, forsake, discontinue (an action, habit, intention, etc), sometimes by open declaration.
  5. intransitive To make a renunciation of something.
  6. intransitive To surrender formally some right or trust.
  7. intransitive(cards) To fail to follow suit; playing a card of a different suit when having no card of the suit led.

Derived terms
renounceable
renouncement
renouncer

Related terms
announce
denounce
pronounce

Translations
trans-top|give up
Dutch: opgeven
Norwegian: t-|no|forsake, t-|no|oppgi
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trans-top|decline association with
Norwegian: t-|no|avsverge, t-|no|fornekte
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trans-top|abandon, forsake and action
Norwegian: t-|no|gi avkall, t-|no|renonsere
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trans-top|make renunciation
Danish: give afkald
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Dutch: verzaken (aan) (4)
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trans-top|surrender a right or trust
Norwegian: t-|no|frasi, t-|no|gi avkall, t-|no|renonsere
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trans-top|fail to follow suit
Dutch: verzaken
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References
R:Webster 1913

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