verb (used with object), re·nounced, re·nounc·ing.
verb (used without object), re·nounced, re·nounc·ing.
- 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.
Origin of renounce
Synonyms for renounce
Antonyms for renounce
Examples from the Web for self-renouncing
Historical Examples of self-renouncing
However, it had the effect of eliciting much of the sweet, self-renouncing grace that was in David.Life and Times of David
Charles Henry Mackintosh
A self-renouncing passion of any kind is not so common that we can afford to look on his king-worship with scorn.Robert Browning
May we learn from all this to be very humble and self-renouncing in our service, whatever it be.Elijah the Tishbite
C. (Charles) H. (Henry) Mackintosh
Meantime, six weeks had passed since Rosendo had departed to take up his lonely task of self-renouncing love.Carmen Ariza
Charles Francis Stocking