[ UK /dɪsˈə‍ʊn/ ]
[ US /dɪˈsoʊn/ ]
  1. cast off
    The parents repudiated their son
    She renounced her husband
  2. prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting
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How To Use disown In A Sentence

  • Yes, he disowns his mother and his wife attempted suicide as a result of being publicly slandered by him, but we also know how much he cares about his daughter.
  • Both bearings are founded on what is called canting heraldry, a species of art disowned by the writers on the science, yet universally made use of by those who practise the art of blazonry. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft
  • He was disowned by his family after his arrest. The Sun
  • Family members would disown you if they knew you watched it.
  • Unprofitable contracts can be ended, and property burdened with onerous obligations disowned.
  • I expected to be thrown out on the street, and to be disowned by my family.
  • My family would disown me if they knew. The Sun
  • He attributes the term to a US socialist, but he disowns authorship.
  • Michael Wincott plays his brother who disowns him.
  • The trust of the disinherited was further shattered and disowned by the disingenuous attitude of the state.
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