- to play a card of a different suit from that led.
- to abandon or give up a suit led.
- to fail to follow the suit led.
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If people could only renounce their hateful ideas, they could learn to love one another.
Context: Rumored to be the last words of the French enlightenment writer, when a priest asked him to renounce Satan.Tupac’s ‘F*ck You’ to a Cop and the Best Last Words|Marlow Stern|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unlike her brother, however, Laura does not renounce her love, but determines to hide it from view.Lillian Smith’s Bombshell Novel About Interracial Love|Nathaniel Rich|May 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kuzenkov is the only humane Communist Party member in the book, which is another way of saying he must renounce the Party.This 1979 Novel Predicted Putin’s Invasion Of Crimea|Michael Weiss|May 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Louis looked at me with a startled air, but recovering himself said kindly, “Of course I renounce the—what is it I must renounce?”Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Renounce the good law of the worshippers of Mazda, and thou shalt gain such a boon as the Murderer gained, the ruler of nations.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
The Dauphin would be perfectly willing to renounce them for himself and for all his descendants.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
From the father of the latter she received thirty thousand francs to renounce her son.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
Mark well that I do not renounce the pleasure of changing my opinion or of contradicting myself.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
"A woman will do anything for a man but renounce him," says Lloyd; and she cannot understand this fierce instinct of his.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair