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disavow

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of disavow

  1. 1 to declare not to be true disavowed the testimony that she had given earlier in the trial Synonyms of disavow contradict, disaffirm, disallow, deny, disclaim, disconfirm, disown, gainsay, negate, negative, refute, reject, repudiateWords Related to disavow traverse; challenge, confute, disprove, rebut; disagree (with), disputeNear Antonyms of disavow accept, adopt, embrace, espouse; affirm, announce, assert, aver, claim, declare, maintain, profess, submit; authenticate, corroborate, substantiate, validate, verifyAntonyms of disavow acknowledge, admit, allow, avow, concede, confirm, own

  2. 2 to refuse to acknowledge as one's own or as one's responsibility the government will disavow any knowledge of your mission Synonyms of disavow deny, disclaim, disown, repudiateWords Related to disavow contradict, disallow, gainsay, negate, negative, refuse, reject; challenge, confute, criticize, disprove, rebut, refute; dispute, question; abdicate, abjure, recant, renounce, retractNear Antonyms of disavow accept, adopt, embrace, espouse; admit, concede, confess, grant; affirm, announce, assert, aver, declare, maintain, profess, submit; authenticate, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, validate, verifyAntonyms of disavow acknowledge, avow, claim, own, recognize


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