dis owning

disown

[dis-ohn]
verb (used with object)
to refuse to acknowledge as belonging or pertaining to oneself; deny the ownership of or responsibility for; repudiate; renounce: to disown one's heirs; to disown a published statement.

Origin:
1610–20; dis-1 + own

disownment, noun


disclaim, disavow, reject, abjure.
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disown (dɪsˈəʊn)
 
vb
(tr) to deny any connection with; refuse to acknowledge
 
dis'owner
 
n
 
dis'ownment
 
n

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disown
c.1620, from dis- + own (v.).
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