abjure

Definitions:

  • To recant solemnly; renounce or repudiate.
  • To renounce under oath; forswear.
  • To renounce upon oath; forswear; withdraw formally from: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="abjure">abjure</internalXref> allegiance to a prince.
  • To renounce or repudiate; abandon; retract; especially, to renounce or retract with solemnity: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="abjure">abjure</internalXref> one's errors or wrong practices.
  • To take an oath of abjuration.
  • To renounce on oath.
  • To renounce upon oath; to forswear; to disavow. <ex>To abjure the realm</ex>, is to swear to abandon it forever.
  • To renounce or reject with solemnity; to recant; to abandon forever; to reject; repudiate.
  • To abstain from; to <xref>avoid</xref>; to <xref>shun</xref>.
  • formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
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