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disclaim

dis·claim

disclaim

 
pronunciation:
dihs kleIm
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: disclaimed, disclaiming, disclaims
definition 1: to deny (as any knowledge of, responsibility for, or connection with).
He disclaimed all responsibility for the mistake.She disclaimed the threatening e-mail.
synonyms:
disavow
antonyms:
own
similar words:
abjure, deny, forswear, renounce
definition 2: to deny the validity or authority of.
She disclaimed Leninism.
synonyms:
disavow, repudiate
antonyms:
defend, subscribe, uphold
similar words:
abjure, deny, forswear, gainsay, reject, renounce, revoke, withdraw
definition 3: in law, to renounce a right or claim to.
antonyms:
claim
similar words:
annul, disown, nullify, release, renounce, repudiate, waive
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: in law, to renounce a legal right or claim.
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