Definition of Disclaim

1. Verb. Renounce a legal claim or title to.

Generic synonyms: Foreswear, Quit, Relinquish, Renounce
Antonyms: Claim
Derivative terms: Disclaimer



2. Verb. Make a disclaimer about. "He disclaimed any responsibility"
Generic synonyms: Deny
Antonyms: Claim
Derivative terms: Disclaimer

Definition of Disclaim

1. v. t. To renounce all claim to deny; ownership of, or responsibility for; to disown; to disavow; to reject.

2. v. t. To disavow or renounce all part, claim, or share.

Definition of Disclaim

1. Verb. To renounce all claim to; to deny ownership of or responsibility for; to disown; to disavow; to reject. ¹

2. Verb. To deny, as a claim; to refuse. ¹

3. Verb. (legal) To relinquish or deny having a claim; to disavow another's claim; to decline accepting, as an estate, interest, or office. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disclaim

1. to renounce any claim to or connection with [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disclaim

disciplinarians
disciplinarily
disciplinarities
disciplinarity
disciplinary
disciplined
disciplineless
discipliner
discipliners
disciplines
discipling
disciplining
discission
discitis
disclaim (current term)
disclaimed
disclaimer
disclaimers
disclaiming
disclaims
disclamation
disclamations
disclamatory
disclame
disclamed
disclames
disclaming
disclarity
disclaunder

Literary usage of Disclaim

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1. Prideaux's Precedents in Conveyancing: With Dissertations on Its Law and by Frederick Prideaux, John Whitcombe (1889)
"A trustee may not disclaim a lease without the leave of the Court except in cases prescribed by general rules (»), and the Court may impose conditions ..."

2. A Trustee's Handbook by Augustus Peabody Loring (1907)
"... he cannot separate his duties and accept part and disclaim the other.6 If, however, separate trusts are made for the real estate and personal property, ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on the Law Relating to Trustees: Their Powers, Duties by James Hill, Francis Joseph Troubat, Henry Wharton (1854)
"I.—WHEN A TRUSTEE MAY disclaim. THERE has been already occasion to remark, ... 31. sumption afforded by lapse of time, and neglect to disclaim. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Under the Bankruptcy Act, 1883 [and 1890]: Decided in the by Great Britain High Court of Justice, Great Britain Court of Appeal, Charles Francis Morrell (1889)
"On an application to disclaim against one landlord, any number of mortgagees or sub-lessees who are interested in parts only of the property sought to be ..."

5. The Christian View of God and the World as Centring in the Incarnation by James Orr (1893)
"It is probably a feeling of this kind which leads many who favour the view we are considering to disclaim the word " necessity." Hegel, even, tells us that ..."

6. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"The truth of history may disclaim some parts of this panegyric, which cannot strictly be reconciled with the character of Valene or the circumstances of the ..."

7. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1892)
"... if he has them.1 So he may plead to the merit- and, at the same time, may disclaim.2 The 'proper and usual course, however, is to disclaim or to ..."

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