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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

A man will renounce any pleasures you like but he will not give up his suffering.
George Gurdjieff

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

I never was very capable of expressing my feelings or emotions in words. I don't know whether this is the cause why I did it in music and also why I did it in painting. Or vice versa: That I had this way as an outlet. I could renounce expressing something in words.
Arnold Schoenberg

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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