Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb denounce

4 senses of denounce

Sense 1
denounce -- (speak out against; "He denounced the Nazis")
       => knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart -- (find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws; "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food--it's free")

Sense 2
stigmatize, stigmatise, brand, denounce, mark -- (to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful; "He denounced the government action"; "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock")
       => label -- (assign a label to; designate with a label; "These students were labelled `learning disabled'")

Sense 3
denounce -- (announce the termination of, as of treaties)
       => announce, denote -- (make known; make an announcement; "She denoted her feelings clearly")

Sense 4
denounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat, grass, shit, shop, snitch, stag -- (give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam")
       => inform -- (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights")

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