verb (used with object), de·nounced, de·nounc·ing.
Origin of denounce
SYNONYMS FOR denounce
Related formsde·nounce·ment, nounde·nounc·er, nounun·de·nounced, adjective
Can be confuseddenounce renounce
Examples from the Web for denounce
Did he denounce the involvement of organized crime in the abduction and disappearance of 43 students in the nearby city of Iguala?
Today, former TNR writers and the rest of the media establishment are racing to denounce Hughes.The Rise and Fall of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge, America’s Worst Gay Power Couple|James Kirchick|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the hours before his arrest, Choudary took to Twitter to denounce airstrikes against ISIS.Britain’s Counter-Terror Raids: The End of Londonistan?|Nico Hines|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Another faction says why should we denounce people who we have zero connection with?
When he attacked “bosses” and “political machines,” he made sure to denounce “demagogues” and “fanatics” in the next sentence.The GOP’s Last Identity Crisis Remade U.S. Politics|Michael Wolraich|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You have one means of getting out of the difficulty: denounce us!The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 4 of 6|Eugne Sue
For my own part, sir, I denounce nobody; I seek to degrade or disgrace nobody.Thirty Years' View (Vol. I of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
Intrigue and speculation co-operate; but disunion is at the bottom, and I denounce it to the American people.Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
What is Mr Carlyle himself but a Phantasm of the species which he is pleased to denounce?
But I denounce him as a calumniator of my country; a maligner of this nation.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 9 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
British Dictionary definitions for denounce
- to announce (something evil)
- to portend