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

2 senses of disown

Sense 1
disinherit, disown -- (prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting)
       => deprive -- (keep from having, keeping, or obtaining)

Sense 2
disown, renounce, repudiate -- (cast off; "She renounced her husband"; "The parents repudiated their son")
       => reject -- (refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper")

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