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Definition of Renounce

Renounce

  1. To declare against; to reject or decline formally; to refuse to own or acknowledge as belonging to one; to disclaim; as, to renounce a title to land or to a throne.
  2. To cast off or reject deliberately; to disown; to dismiss; to forswear.
  3. To disclaim having a card of (the suit led) by playing a card of another suit.
  4. To make renunciation.
  5. To decline formally, as an executor or a person entitled to letters of administration, to take out probate or letters.
  6. Act of renouncing.

Renounce Quotations

You must renounce all superficiality, all convention, all vanity and delusion.
Gustav Mahler

Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
Swami Sivananda

Alaska is what happens when Willy Wonka and the witch from Hansel and Gretel elope, buy a place together upstate, renounce their sweet teeth, and turn into health fanatics.
Sloane Crosley

He who desires to worship God must harbor no childish illusions about the matter but bravely renounce his liberty and humanity.
Mikhail Bakunin

Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic.
Alexis Carrel
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Renounce Translations

renounce in Dutch is opgeven, uitvallen, afstand doen van
renounce in Finnish is alistua
renounce in German is verzichten, verzichtest
renounce in Hungarian is renonsz
renounce in Spanish is renunciar, desistir
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