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1 to declare not to be true
  • he steadfastly disowned that he was having an affair

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2 to refuse to acknowledge as one's own or as one's responsibility
  • the dictatorial father angrily disowned his rebellious son

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The first known use of disown was in 1630

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“Disown.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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