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de·nounce

 (dĭ-nouns′)
tr.v. de·nounced, de·nounc·ing, de·nounc·es
1. To condemn openly as being wrong or reprehensible. See Synonyms at criticize.
2. To inform against (someone); accuse publicly.
3. To give formal announcement of the ending of (a treaty).

[Middle English denouncen, to proclaim, from Anglo-Norman denuncier and Medieval Latin dēnūntiāre, both from Latin : dē-, de- + nūntiāre, to announce (from nūntius, messenger; see neu- in Indo-European roots).]

de·nounce′ment n.
de·nounc′er n.

denounce

(dɪˈnaʊns)
vb (tr)
1. (Rhetoric) to deplore or condemn openly or vehemently
2. to give information against; accuse
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to announce formally the termination of (a treaty, etc)
4. obsolete
a. to announce (something evil)
b. to portend
[C13: from Old French denoncier to proclaim, from Latin dēnuntiāre to make an official proclamation, threaten, from de- + nuntiāre to announce]
deˈnouncement n
deˈnouncer n

de•nounce

(dɪˈnaʊns)

v.t. -nounced, -nounc•ing.
1. to condemn or censure openly or publicly.
2. to make a formal accusation against, as to the police or in a court.
3. to give formal notice of the termination or denial of (a treaty, pact, or the like).
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French denoncier to speak out < Latin dēnuntiāre to threaten]
de•nounce′ment, n.
de•nounc′er, n.

denounce


Past participle: denounced
Gerund: denouncing

Imperative
denounce
denounce
Present
I denounce
you denounce
he/she/it denounces
we denounce
you denounce
they denounce
Preterite
I denounced
you denounced
he/she/it denounced
we denounced
you denounced
they denounced
Present Continuous
I am denouncing
you are denouncing
he/she/it is denouncing
we are denouncing
you are denouncing
they are denouncing
Present Perfect
I have denounced
you have denounced
he/she/it has denounced
we have denounced
you have denounced
they have denounced
Past Continuous
I was denouncing
you were denouncing
he/she/it was denouncing
we were denouncing
you were denouncing
they were denouncing
Past Perfect
I had denounced
you had denounced
he/she/it had denounced
we had denounced
you had denounced
they had denounced
Future
I will denounce
you will denounce
he/she/it will denounce
we will denounce
you will denounce
they will denounce
Future Perfect
I will have denounced
you will have denounced
he/she/it will have denounced
we will have denounced
you will have denounced
they will have denounced
Future Continuous
I will be denouncing
you will be denouncing
he/she/it will be denouncing
we will be denouncing
you will be denouncing
they will be denouncing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been denouncing
you have been denouncing
he/she/it has been denouncing
we have been denouncing
you have been denouncing
they have been denouncing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been denouncing
you will have been denouncing
he/she/it will have been denouncing
we will have been denouncing
you will have been denouncing
they will have been denouncing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been denouncing
you had been denouncing
he/she/it had been denouncing
we had been denouncing
you had been denouncing
they had been denouncing
Conditional
I would denounce
you would denounce
he/she/it would denounce
we would denounce
you would denounce
they would denounce
Past Conditional
I would have denounced
you would have denounced
he/she/it would have denounced
we would have denounced
you would have denounced
they would have denounced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.denounce - speak out against; "He denounced the Nazis"
criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock - find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws; "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food--it's free"
fulminate, rail - criticize severely; "He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare"; "She railed against the bad social policies"
condemn, decry, excoriate, objurgate, reprobate - express strong disapproval of; "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated"
2.denounce - to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful; "He denounced the government action"; "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock"
label - assign a label to; designate with a label; "These students were labelled `learning disabled'"
3.denounce - announce the termination of, as of treaties
announce, denote - make known; make an announcement; "She denoted her feelings clearly"
4.denounce - give away information about somebodydenounce - give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
sell out - give information that compromises others

denounce

verb
1. condemn, attack, censure, decry, castigate, revile, vilify, proscribe, stigmatize, impugn, excoriate, declaim against The leaders took the opportunity to denounce the attacks.
2. report, expose, betray, accuse, implicate, inform on, inculpate Informers might at any moment denounce them to the authorities.

denounce

verb
1. To feel or express strong disapproval of:
2. To make an accusation against:
Translations
يَتَّهِم عَلَنا
nařknoutobžalovatoznačitvyhlásitvypovědět
anklagefordømme
fordæma/ákæra opinberlega
demaskavimasdemaskuoti
apsūdzēt
açıkça suçlamakitham etmek

denounce

[dɪˈnaʊns] VT (= accuse publicly) → censurar, denunciar; (to police etc) → denunciar; [+ treaty] → denunciar, abrogar

denounce

[dɪˈnaʊns] vt
(= criticize) [+ action] → dénoncer
(= accuse) to denounce sb as a traitor → accuser publiquement qn de trahison

denounce

vt
(= accuse publicly)anprangern, brandmarken; (= inform against)anzeigen, denunzieren (sb to sb jdn bei jdm)
(= condemn as evil) alcohol, habit etcverurteilen, denunzieren (geh)
treaty(auf)kündigen

denounce

[dɪˈnaʊns] vt (accuse publicly) → accusare; (to police) → denunciare
to denounce sb as a liar → accusare pubblicamente qn di essere un bugiardo

denounce

(diˈnauns) verb
to accuse publicly (of a crime etc). He was denounced as a murderer.
denunciation (dinansiˈeiʃən) noun
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More than that, he would denounce me to the other couriers, they would divert custom from me, and my business would be injured.
At that crisis, a sudden inspiration descended on me; I was moved to rise and denounce Jabez Branderham as the sinner of the sin that no Christian need pardon.
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MICHAEL, this my behest have thou in charge, Take to thee from among the Cherubim Thy choice of flaming Warriours, least the Fiend Or in behalf of Man, or to invade Vacant possession som new trouble raise: Hast thee, and from the Paradise of God Without remorse drive out the sinful Pair, From hallowd ground th' unholie, and denounce To them and to thir Progenie from thence Perpetual banishment.
but rather would I submit to ten such deaths as your pleasure may denounce against me, than listen to the suit which that man of Belial has urged upon me friendless, defenceless, and his prisoner.
I had spent a horrible day, for, after reading in a morning paper the announcement of a forthcoming marriage between Christine and the Vicomte de Chagny, I wondered whether, after all, I should not do better to denounce the monster.
Resolved: that the maintenance inviolate of the rights of the States, and especially the right of each State to order and control its own domestic institutions according to its own judgment exclusively, is essential to that balance of power on which the perfection and endurance of our political fabric depend, and we denounce the lawless invasion by armed force of the soil of any State or Territory, no matter under what pretext, as among the gravest of crimes.
But though to me and my comrades it had seemed a better plan to send to Majorca for the vessel, as the Moorish lady suggested, we did not dare to oppose him, fearing that if we did not do as he said he would denounce us, and place us in danger of losing all our lives if he were to disclose our dealings with Zoraida, for whose life we would have all given our own.
cried he; "But I must denounce these fellows as outlaws.