disown

All Verb Noun
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  • Or shall we perhaps disown them all for some other and better way. Cited from Problems of Conduct, by Durant Drake
  • His father disowned him and his mother apparently never spoke to him again.
  • The old mother across the water would in such case have disowned her son. Cited from North America, Vol. 1, by Anthony Trollope
  • She goes to her mother for help but her mother too, disowns her.
  • She who was born my daughter I disowned, and she died without issue. Cited from The Black Wolf's Breed, by Harris Dickson
  • So the world has ever disowned its best when they came. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol VI, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • She had married again, and disowned all interest in the daughter of her former husband. Cited from Ernest Linwood, by Caroline Lee Hentz
  • They discuss how her father would disown her if he knew what she was doing.
  • In the first place it has caused her father to disown her, but he comes back.
  • Even then they would keep death at arm's length by making believe to disown him. Cited from A Window in Thrums, by J. M. Barrie
  • There were also reports that her father disowned his daughter because of the marriage.
  • Even if his father did not disown him, he did not see how they could ever be the same. Cited from Vandover and the Brute, by Frank Norris
  • After a few years he revealed his conversion to his father, who disowned him.
  • If that had happened to me, I should disown my parents and leave the country. Cited from A Houseful of Girls, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • He is separated from his beautiful wife and daughter and disowned by the rest of his family.
  • She was disowned by her family, since they did not want to allow her the right to be independent.
  • Never for an instant did I dream of disowning her as my child. Cited from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle #11
  • Michael would have disowned her, had she spoken them in his hearing! Cited from The Great Amulet, by Maud Diver
  • If you had been like that I should have disowned you. Cited from The Misses Mallett, By E. H. Young
  • This is when his father and he argue and his father disowns him.
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Words starting with disown

Meaning of disown

  • verb Cast off
    She renounced her husband, The parents repudiated their son