(noun, verb)


1. (card games) An act of renouncing.


1. give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations

Similar word(s): abdicate

Definition categories: social, renounce, resign, vacate

2. leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily

Similar word(s): resign, vacate

Definition categories: social, quit, resign

3. turn away from; give up

Similar word(s): foreswear, quit, relinquish

Definition categories: possession, abandon

4. cast off

- She renounced her husband

Similar word(s): disown, repudiate

Definition categories: communication, reject

Sentences with renounce as a verb:

- to renounce a title to land or to a throne