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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
References in classic literature ?
Oedipus denounces the crime of which he is unaware, and undertakes to track out the criminal.
We must, therefore, acquiesce in the necessity, which denounces our Separation, and hold them, as we hold the rest of mankind, Enemies in War, in Peace Friends.
Well, then, I should say, for instance," resumed Danglars, "that if after a voyage such as Dantes has just made, in which he touched at the Island of Elba, some one were to denounce him to the king's procureur as a Bonapartist agent" --
When therefore he went out, all four of them confessed to him that they had stolen the money, and said that they would willingly restore it and give him a heavy sum into the bargain, if he would not denounce them, for if he did they would be hanged.
No foible is too trifling for Chaucer's quiet observation; while if he does not choose to denounce the hypocrisy of the Pardoner and the worldliness of the Monk, he has made their weaknesses sources of amusement (and indeed object-lessons as well) for all the coming generations.
I will denounce you before men, as I have denounced you before God; and if it be necessary that, like Lucretia, I should sign my accusation with my blood, I will sign it.
On the cross I swear to denounce you everywhere as a murderer, as a thief of honor, as a base coward
I confess that I expected to see my sister denounce him, and that I was disappointed by the different result.
Hanan Ashrawi strongly denounces the terrorist attacks in Spain.