verb (used with object)
Origin of disown
Synonyms for disown
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Historical Examples of disowning
For a time I felt like disowning that Virginia was my native State.
The father joined in the upbraiding, the disowning of an undutiful daughter.Immortal Memories
Or at the most, the parent's silence is a confirmation, and his disowning it hindereth only the confirmation.A Christian Directory
Never for an instant did I dream of disowning her as my child.
Dick Johnstone would not make that excuse for disowning his obligations.Johnstone of the Border