1. formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure

- She abjured her beliefs

Similar word(s): forswear, recant, resile, retract

Definition categories: communication, disown, renounce, repudiate

Sentences with abjure as a verb:

- To abjure allegiance to a prince.

- To abjure the realm (to swear to abandon it forever).

- To abjure errors.