Dis`a*vow"(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disavowed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Disavowing.] [F. dsavouer; pref. ds- (L. dis-) + avouer to avow. See Avow, and cf. Disavouch.] 1. To refuse strongly and solemnly to own or acknowledge; to deny responsibility for, approbation of, and the like; to disclaim; to disown; as, he was charged with embezzlement, but he disavows the crime.
A solemn promise made and disavowed.Dryden.
2. To deny; to show the contrary of; to disprove.
Yet can they neverFord.
Toss into air the freedom of my birth,
Or disavow my blood Plantagenet's.
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