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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

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

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

Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.
Ambrose Bierce

As for my own views, they've of course evolved over the years. This conception of 'renouncing beliefs' is very odd, as if we're in some kind of religious cult. I 'renounce beliefs' practically every time I think about the topics or find out what someone else is thinking.
Noam Chomsky

The best people renounce all for one goal, the eternal fame of mortals; but most people stuff themselves like cattle.
Heraclitus
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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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