Textual thesaurus for "renounce"

(verb) disown, repudiate

cast off

She renounced her husband; The parents repudiated their son

(verb) foreswear, relinquish, quit

turn away from; give up

I am foreswearing women forever

(verb) give up, resign, vacate

leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily

She vacated the position when she got pregnant; The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds

(verb) abdicate

give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations

The King abdicated when he married a divorcee