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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

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

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

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

I have never been able to renounce the light, the pleasure of being, and the freedom in which I grew up.
Albert Camus

I would finally renounce my delusional hypotheses and revert to thinking of myself as a human of more conventional circumstances and return to mathematical research.
John Forbes Nash, Jr.
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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