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disclaim

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of disclaim

  1. 1 to refuse to acknowledge as one's own or as one's responsibility <the prisoner disclaimed any part in the prank> Synonyms deny, disavow, disown, repudiate Related Words contradict, disallow, gainsay, negate, negative, refuse, reject; challenge, confute, criticize, disprove, rebut, refute; dispute, question; abdicate, abjure, recant, renounce, retract Phrases wash one's hands of Near Antonyms accept, adopt, embrace, espouse; admit, concede, confess, grant; affirm, announce, assert, aver, declare, maintain, profess, submit; authenticate, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, validate, verify Antonyms acknowledge, avow, claim, own, recognize

  2. 2 to declare not to be true <her spokesperson flatly disclaimed the marriage rumor circulating in the press> Synonyms contradict, disaffirm, disallow, disavow, deny, disconfirm, disown, gainsay, negate, negative, refute, reject, repudiateRelated Words traverse; challenge, confute, disprove, rebut; disagree (with), disputeNear Antonyms accept, adopt, embrace, espouse; affirm, announce, assert, aver, claim, declare, maintain, profess, submit; authenticate, corroborate, substantiate, validate, verifyAntonyms acknowledge, admit, allow, avow, concede, confirm, own




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