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
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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 ?
Or is it this: To go into foul water when it is the water of truth, and not disclaim cold frogs and hot toads?
Among them towers the Poet Laureate, to whom perhaps Higgins may owe his Miltonic sympathies, though here again I must disclaim all portraiture.
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.
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.
Situation 1: The spouse Serving as attorney-in-fact, disclaims a specified amount the spouse's son exercised his of the IRA account balance power to disclaim on behalf of along with its associated the spouse.
Spousal beneficiaries may wish to disclaim assets in order to let property pass to a contingent beneficiary, in most cases children or grandchildren.
While B could not disclaim the $100,000 already received, the IRS ruled she could validly disclaim the $600,000 and the income thereon.
The first recipient may wish to disclaim the bequest in favor of the next recipients under the will or trust, very often his children.
If his or her financial situation has changed, the survivor can disclaim the retirement benefits when the first spouse dies.
The procurement regulations, which were issued by the Maryland Board of Public Works, would require State contractors to disclaim a deduction for royalties and similar payments to affiliated companies unless those affiliated companies reported those payments as income on a Maryland tax return.
Such statements are valid only as of today, and we disclaim any obligation to update this information.
A transferee may disclaim an "undivided portion" of a transferred interest.