Thesaurus

renouncing

verb
present participle of renounce

Synonyms & Antonyms of renouncing

1 to give up (as a position of authority) formally
  • in wake of the corruption scandal, the congressman was forced to renounce his seat in the House

Synonyms for renouncing

Words Related to renouncing

Near Antonyms for renouncing

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about renouncing

Cite this Entry

“Renouncing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/renouncing. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on renouncing

Nglish: Translation of renouncing for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of renouncing for Arabic Speakers

Comments on renouncing

What made you want to look up renouncing? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!