Definition of Disowns:
refuse to acknowledge
Synonyms of Disowns:
● Cast off
Sentence/Example of Disowns:
Not that she disowned her claim Thursday that no plane had struck the building, mind you, but the line was at least an acknowledgment that some part of her past rhetoric demanded clarification.
A day after he sparked the revolt, Hawley’s political mentor disowned him.
His mother, he recalled, was merciless about grammar and proper names, once threatening to disown him for saying “Tiffany’s” instead of “Tiffany.”
Many were disowned by their family, fired from their workplace or dishonorably discharged from the military.
But thou, O my Provence, bePg 195 not disturbed about the sons that disown thee and repudiate thy speech.
He wanted to run away, longed to disown all knowledge of the vulgar creature who accompanied him.
The Corporation would virtuously disown him and leave him to face a ten-year rap in Penal Colony.
To disown allegiance altogether never for a moment coincides with his sense of the becoming.
He is unfit to be called a man, he is unworthy to marry a gentlewoman; and as for that hussy, I disown her.
Denonville sent a message to disown the act of Adario, they put no faith in it, but burned for revenge.