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disown

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of disown

  1. 1 to declare not to be true he steadfastly disowned that he was having an affair Synonyms of disown contradict, disaffirm, disallow, disavow, disclaim, disconfirm, deny, gainsay, negate, negative, refute, reject, repudiateWords Related to disown traverse; challenge, confute, disprove, rebut; disagree (with), disputeNear Antonyms of disown accept, adopt, embrace, espouse; affirm, announce, assert, aver, claim, declare, maintain, profess, submit; authenticate, corroborate, substantiate, validate, verifyAntonyms of disown acknowledge, admit, allow, avow, concede, confirm, own

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



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