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synonyms for renounce

  • deny
  • disavow
  • discard
  • disown
  • eschew
  • forgo
  • forsake
  • forswear
  • give up
  • quit
  • recant
  • relinquish
  • repudiate
  • spurn
  • waive
  • abdicate
  • abjure
  • abnegate
  • arrogate
  • decline
  • defect
  • desert
  • disclaim
  • dump
  • rat
  • resign
  • tergiversate
  • turn
  • abstain from
  • apostacize
  • cast off
  • demit
  • divorce oneself from
  • drop out
  • leave flat
  • leave off
  • opt out
  • sell out
  • swear off
  • take the pledge
  • tergiverse
  • throw off
  • throw over
  • toss over
  • walk out on
  • wash hands of
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antonyms for renounce

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  • acknowledge
  • admit
  • agree
  • allow
  • approve
  • claim
  • continue
  • embrace
  • keep
  • revert
  • accept
  • hold
  • maintain
  • condone
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How to use renounce in a sentence

Renounce the good law of the worshippers of Mazda, and thou shalt gain such a boon as the Murderer gained, the ruler of nations.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
The Dauphin would be perfectly willing to renounce them for himself and for all his descendants.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
From the father of the latter she received thirty thousand francs to renounce her son.
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Mark well that I do not renounce the pleasure of changing my opinion or of contradicting myself.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
"A woman will do anything for a man but renounce him," says Lloyd; and she cannot understand this fierce instinct of his.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
This alliance was invented by Spain, which will never renounce its project of destroying the boundary of the Pyrenees.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
Accordingly, the bishop and the nobles had been forced to renounce their habits of violence and rapine.
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To him he discovers himself; he orders him to renounce the worship of his fathers, and embrace a new religion.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
Connecticut could not renounce her last hope of securing a part of Narragansett Bay.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
Neither of these two classes was willing to renounce the right to resist by violence what they regarded as evil.
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WORDS RELATED TO RENOUNCE

  • back out
  • desert
  • disown
  • forsake
  • jilt
  • leave
  • leave behind
  • quit
  • reject
  • renounce
  • throw over
  • walk out on
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