Meaning of ABJURE in English


v. Function: verb

to give up (something formerly adhered to) irrevocably and usually solemnly or formally FF1C; an immigrant solemnly abjuring allegiance to his former country FF1E;

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

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

Idioms: eat one's words

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.