"renounced" in the verb sense
1. abdicate, renounce
give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations
"The King abdicated when he married a divorcee"
2. vacate, resign, renounce, give up
leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily
"She vacated the position when she got pregnant"
"The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
3. foreswear, renounce, quit, relinquish
turn away from give up
"I am foreswearing women forever"
4. disown, renounce, repudiate
"She renounced her husband"
"The parents repudiated their son"
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