ALL meanings of abjure

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  • verb abjure If you abjure something such as a belief or way of life, you state publicly that you will give it up or that you reject it. 3
  • verb abjure to renounce or retract, esp formally, solemnly, or under oath 3
  • verb abjure to abstain from or reject 3
  • verb transitive abjure to give up (rights, allegiance, etc.) under oath; renounce 3
  • verb transitive abjure to give up (opinions) publicly; recant 3
  • verb with object abjure to renounce, repudiate, or retract, especially with formal solemnity; recant: to abjure one's errors. 1
  • verb with object abjure to renounce or give up under oath; forswear: to abjure allegiance. 1
  • verb with object abjure to avoid or shun. 1
  • noun abjure Solemnly renounce (a belief, cause, or claim). 1
  • transitive verb abjure renounce 1
  • verb abjure (Transitive Verb) To renounce upon oath; to forswear; to disavow. 0
  • verb abjure (Transitive Verb) OBS (historical) To cause one to renounce or recant. 0
  • verb abjure (Transitive Verb) To reject with solemnity; to abandon forever; to repudiate; to disclaim. 0
  • verb abjure (Transitive Verb) To abstain from; to avoid; to shun. 0
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