1. speak out against

- He denounced the Nazis

Definition categories: communication, criticise, criticize, knock

2. to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful

- He denounced the government action

Similar word(s): brand, mark, stigmatise, stigmatize

Definition categories: social, label

3. announce the termination of, as of treaties

Definition categories: communication, announce, denote

4. give away information about somebody

Similar word(s): betray, grass, rat, shop, snitch, stag

Definition categories: communication, inform

Sentences with denounce as a verb:

- to denounce someone as a swindler, or as a coward

- to denounce a confederate in crime

- to denounce someone to the authorities

- to denounce war; to denounce punishment