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disclaim

[ dis-kleym ]SEE DEFINITION OF disclaim

Synonyms for disclaim

  • disavow
  • disown
  • abandon
  • abjure
  • abnegate
  • belittle
  • contradict
  • contravene
  • criticize
  • decline
  • deprecate
  • disallow
  • discard
  • disparage
  • forswear
  • gainsay
  • minimize
  • negate
  • recant
  • refuse
  • reject
  • renounce
  • repudiate
  • retract
  • revoke
  • spurn
  • traverse
  • disacknowledge
  • disaffirm
  • divorce oneself from
  • turn back on
  • wash hands of
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Antonyms for disclaim

  • OK
  • accept
  • agree
  • allow
  • approve
  • build up
  • commend
  • compliment
  • concur
  • confirm
  • consent
  • corroborate
  • embrace
  • emphasize
  • endorse
  • keep
  • laud
  • permit
  • praise
  • retain
  • sanction
  • uphold
  • acknowledge
  • admit
  • claim
  • own
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISCLAIM

He hastened to disclaim the extravagant generosity of which she accused him.

Sim was too eager to disclaim all knowledge of his lodger's doings.

She only laughed, and made no effort to disclaim the assertion.

I feel shame—bitter, bitter shame, that I cannot disclaim him—disavow him!

But even at these times the rest of his person seemed to disclaim the intention.

There had been no scenes, and as she spoke he shook his head, intending to disclaim them.

Nor were the early Christians so anxious as is often supposed to disclaim this continuity.

The government was compelled to disclaim and abandon its intent.

At first I was disposed to disclaim the honour on account of my youth and inexperience.

I do entreat you, sir, forget that I have a right as utterly as I disclaim it.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from Anglo-French disclaimer, Old French desclamer "disclaim, disavow," from des- (see dis-) + clamer "to call, cry out, claim" (see claim (v.)). Related: Disclaimed; disclaiming.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISCLAIM

brush aside/brush off

verbignore; refuse
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