- 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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How to use renounce in a sentence
They renounced violence, recognized the state of Israel, and embraced a demilitarized Palestinian state.
In 1985, then South African president P.W. Botha offered to let Mandela out of prison if he renounced violence.Nelson Mandela Demanded Justice Before Forgiving White South Africans|Peter Beinart|December 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mother Antonia Brenner, a twice-divorced socialite, renounced Hollywood glitz to live as a nun in a Mexican prison.
But he has never renounced the attack and has openly stated his disapproval of democracy.
However, he has never renounced the attack and has openly stated that he believes democracy is contrary to Islamic law.
The Infanta Margaret had indeed, at the time of her marriage, renounced her rights to the kingdom of her forefathers.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
"He must at least have renounced his idea of vengeance," decided David, after studying the youth's face attentively.
Massachusetts had not yet renounced her designs upon the territories of the heretical Colony.
Connecticut had not renounced her designs against Rhode Island territory, nor was she slow in declaring her intentions.
It was but a short time since Schwarzenberg's proud master had renounced his proudest style, that of Roman emperor.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane