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DISAVOW

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does disavow mean? 

DISAVOW (verb)
  The verb DISAVOW has 1 sense:

1. refuse to acknowledge; disclaim knowledge of; responsibility for, or association with

  Familiarity information: DISAVOW used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DISAVOW (verb)


Sense 1disavow [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Refuse to acknowledge; disclaim knowledge of; responsibility for, or association with

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

Her husband disavowed her after 30 years of marriage and six children

Hypernyms (to "disavow" is one way to...):

deny (declare untrue; contradict)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "disavow"):

deny (refuse to recognize or acknowledge)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Antonym:

avow (admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about)


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