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disown

dis·own

disown

 
pronunciation:
dIs on
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part of speech: verb
inflections: disowned, disowning, disowns
definition: to refuse to have any relationship with; deny one's ownership of.
She was afraid her family would disown her if she ran away from home.The senator disowned a speech he had given ten years before.
synonyms:
reject
antonyms:
accept, claim
similar words:
abandon, forsake
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