Meaning of ABJURE in English



to give up (something formerly adhered to) irrevocably and usually solemnly or formally

an immigrant solemnly abjuring allegiance to his former country

Synonyms: forswear, palinode, recall, recant, retract, take back, unsay, withdraw

Related Word: disavow, disown, renounce, repudiate; abandon, desert, forsake; cede, relinquish, surrender

Idioms: eat one's words

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