disclaim


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dis·claim

 (dĭs-klām′)
v. dis·claimed, dis·claim·ing, dis·claims
v.tr.
1. To deny or renounce any claim to or connection with; disown: disclaim any involvement with the group.
2. To deny the validity of; repudiate: "If we disclaim that authority of Parliament which made him our king, we, in fact, reject him from being our king" (Alexander Hamilton).
3. Law To decline to accept responsibility for; decline to make any warranty for.
v.intr. Law
To decline to accept responsibility or to warranty.

[Middle English disclaimen, from Anglo-Norman desclaimer : des-, dis- + claimer, to claim (from Latin clāmāre, to cry out; see claim).]

disclaim

(dɪsˈkleɪm)
vb
1. (tr) to deny or renounce (any claim, connection, etc)
2. (tr) to deny the validity or authority of
3. (Law) law to renounce or repudiate (a legal claim or right)
disclamation n

dis•claim

(dɪsˈkleɪm)

v.t.
1. to deny or repudiate interest in or connection with; disavow; disown.
2. to renounce a claim or right to.
3. to reject the claims or authority of.
v.i.
4. to renounce a claim or right.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Anglo-French disclaimer, desclamer. See dis-1, claim]

disclaim


Past participle: disclaimed
Gerund: disclaiming

Imperative
disclaim
disclaim
Present
I disclaim
you disclaim
he/she/it disclaims
we disclaim
you disclaim
they disclaim
Preterite
I disclaimed
you disclaimed
he/she/it disclaimed
we disclaimed
you disclaimed
they disclaimed
Present Continuous
I am disclaiming
you are disclaiming
he/she/it is disclaiming
we are disclaiming
you are disclaiming
they are disclaiming
Present Perfect
I have disclaimed
you have disclaimed
he/she/it has disclaimed
we have disclaimed
you have disclaimed
they have disclaimed
Past Continuous
I was disclaiming
you were disclaiming
he/she/it was disclaiming
we were disclaiming
you were disclaiming
they were disclaiming
Past Perfect
I had disclaimed
you had disclaimed
he/she/it had disclaimed
we had disclaimed
you had disclaimed
they had disclaimed
Future
I will disclaim
you will disclaim
he/she/it will disclaim
we will disclaim
you will disclaim
they will disclaim
Future Perfect
I will have disclaimed
you will have disclaimed
he/she/it will have disclaimed
we will have disclaimed
you will have disclaimed
they will have disclaimed
Future Continuous
I will be disclaiming
you will be disclaiming
he/she/it will be disclaiming
we will be disclaiming
you will be disclaiming
they will be disclaiming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disclaiming
you have been disclaiming
he/she/it has been disclaiming
we have been disclaiming
you have been disclaiming
they have been disclaiming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disclaiming
you will have been disclaiming
he/she/it will have been disclaiming
we will have been disclaiming
you will have been disclaiming
they will have been disclaiming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disclaiming
you had been disclaiming
he/she/it had been disclaiming
we had been disclaiming
you had been disclaiming
they had been disclaiming
Conditional
I would disclaim
you would disclaim
he/she/it would disclaim
we would disclaim
you would disclaim
they would disclaim
Past Conditional
I would have disclaimed
you would have disclaimed
he/she/it would have disclaimed
we would have disclaimed
you would have disclaimed
they would have disclaimed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disclaim - renounce a legal claim or title to
foreswear, relinquish, renounce, quit - turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
claim, take - lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea"
2.disclaim - make a disclaimer about; "He disclaimed any responsibility"
deny - declare untrue; contradict; "He denied the allegations"; "She denied that she had taken money"
claim - assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing; "He claimed that he killed the burglar"

disclaim

verb
1. deny, decline, reject, disallow, retract, repudiate, renege, rebut, disavow, abnegate, disaffirm She disclaims any knowledge of her husband's business activities.
2. renounce, reject, abandon, relinquish, disown, abdicate, forswear, abjure the legislation which enabled him to disclaim his title

disclaim

verb
To refuse to recognize or acknowledge:
Translations
يَتَنَصَّل
odmítnoutpopřít
afvisefralægge signægte
neita, vísa á bug
išsižadėti
neatzītnoliegt
inkâr etmeküstüne almamak

disclaim

[dɪsˈkleɪm] VT [+ statement] → desmentir, negar; [+ responsibility] → negar (Jur) → renunciar a
he disclaimed all knowledge of itdijo que no sabía nada en absoluto de ello

disclaim

[dɪsˈkleɪm] vt
[+ responsibility, liability] → décliner, rejeter
[+ knowledge, connection] → nier

disclaim

vt
(= deny)abstreiten, (weit) von sich (dat)weisen; to disclaim all or any responsibilityjede Verantwortung von sich weisen
(Jur) a rightverzichten auf (+acc)

disclaim

[dɪsˈkleɪm] vt (frm) → negare, smentire
to disclaim all knowledge of sth → negare di essere a conoscenza di qc

disclaim

(disˈkleim) verb
to refuse to have anything to do with; to deny. I disclaimed all responsibility.
References in classic literature ?
The notion that her death was my fault is sheer unreason on the face of it; and I need no exculpation on that score; but I must disclaim the credit of having borne her death like a philosopher.
am not about to disclaim matrimony, like a silly girl, who dreams of nothing else from morn till night; but I am a nun here, without the vow of celibacy.
Though human, thou didst not deceive me, Though woman, thou didst not forsake, Though loved, thou forborest to grieve me, Though slandered, thou never couldst shake, -- Though trusted, thou didst not disclaim me, Though parted, it was not to fly, Though watchful, 'twas not to defame me, Nor mute, that the world might belie.
On this occasion, nevertheless, he hastened to disclaim any authority on the other man's hobby.
Among them towers the Poet Laureate, to whom perhaps Higgins may owe his Miltonic sympathies, though here again I must disclaim all portraiture.
Ambrose would have been the first to disclaim any influence, or indeed any belief that to influence was within her power.
I made an effort, therefore, to remedy the evil, and disclaim all personal application of the remark by a hasty, ill-expressed reply, to the effect that, if he waited till he was well known in the neighbourhood, he might have numerous opportunities for supplying his want among the residents of F and its vicinity, or the visitors of A , if he required so ample a choice: not considering the compliment implied by such an assertion, till his answer made me aware of it.
But even at these times the rest of his person seemed to disclaim the intention.
Or is it this: To go into foul water when it is the water of truth, and not disclaim cold frogs and hot toads?
You may take it as you like, but under the circumstances the only policy for the militant revolutionary group is to disclaim all connection with this damned freak of yours.
To begin with I wish to disclaim the possession of those high gifts of imagination and expression which would have enabled my pen to create for the reader the personality of the man who called himself, after the Russian custom, Cyril son of Isidor--Kirylo Sidorovitch-- Razumov.
While B could not disclaim the $100,000 already received, the IRS ruled she could validly disclaim the $600,000 and the income thereon.