Disown – meaning of the word and examples

To refuse to acknowledge as one’s own. (Merriam – Webster)

To repudiate any connection or identification with. (Merriam – Webster)

To deny the validity or authority of. (Merriam – Webster)

To make it known that you no longer have any connection with someone that you were closely connected with. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To refuse to acknowledge as belonging or pertaining to oneself; deny the ownership of or responsibility for; repudiate; renounce. (Dictionary.com)

If you disown someone or something, you say or show that you no longer want to have any connection with them or any responsibility for them. (Collins Dictionary)


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