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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 ?
This was Scraps, the awkward young Newfoundland puppy, who was the property of no one, unless of the schooner Mary Turner herself, for no man, fore or aft, claimed ownership, while every man disclaimed having brought him on board.
I disclaimed all title to it, telling her her husband was predisposed to amendment before I added my mite of exhortation and encouragement, and that I had only done what she might, and ought to have done herself.
Miss Bennet eagerly disclaimed all extraordinary merit, and threw back the praise on her sister's warm affection.
He knew something of the advantages of travel, too, having been frequently in Boston, and once, it was thought, in New York, though he modestly disclaimed that glittering distinction.
Impossible to answer his blunt question in the affirmative, so I disclaimed all tendency to gratitude, and advised him if he expected any reward for his championship, to look for it in a better world, as he was not likely to meet with it here.
It was quite amusing, too, to see with what earnestness they disclaimed all cannibal propensities on their own part, while they denounced their enemies--the Typees--as inveterate gourmandizers of human flesh; but this is a peculiarity to which I shall hereafter have occasion to allude.
Disclaiming an interest in an asset, according to IRS rules, results in such an interest never being transferred to the individual making the disclaimer--thus a disclaimer has essentially the same effect as the death of the beneficiary with regard to the interest in the disclaimed asset.
Both daughters established qualifying private foundations with investment policies for maintenance of disclaimed funds.
The decedent's spouse disclaimed certain assets that would have passed to her through a marital mist.
By making the disclaimer, the disclaimed property will not be included in the disclaimant's estate at his death.
The disclaimed benefits must pass as a result of the disclaimer and without any direction on the part of the surviving spouse
On May 5, 2005 an "E" was appended to the Company's trading symbol as a result of NASD's determination that the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2004 was incomplete because management had not completed its assessment of internal control over financial reporting as required pursuant to Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 ("SOX 404") and the Company's auditors had disclaimed an opinion with respect to management's assessment.