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Definition to deny (responsibility for, knowledge of, or ownership of)
  • We disclaim any responsibility for the accident.
disclaim = deny
  • She wants to disclaim the inheritance so it will go to her children instead of Medicaid.
  • disclaim = decline to accept
  • She disclaims any knowledge of such abuses.
  • disclaims = denies
  • We disclaim any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.
  • disclaim = deny
  • "Luck, 'most all luck," she disclaimed modestly, though her eyes lighted with sudden pleasure; and he knew her boy's vanity had been touched by his trifle of tempered praise.
    Jack London  --  Adventure
  • I was prevented from disclaiming the compliment (if I should have done so, in any case), by the entrance of Agnes, now ushered in by Mr. Micawber.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • disclaiming = denying (worthiness of)
  • But even at these times the rest of his person seemed to disclaim the intention.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness
  • disclaim = deny
  • Phineas would be the first to disclaim any great mental power in himself.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • disclaim = deny
  • Francon shrugged apologetically, disclaiming all blame for the preposterous suggestion—"he wants it to look like this."
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • disclaiming = denying
  • Not that I disclaim the fullest responsibility for his opinions and for those of all my characters, pleasant and unpleasant.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • disclaim = deny
  • Fetiukov had three children at home but when he was sentenced they'd disclaimed him and his wife had married again.
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn  --  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • disclaimed = denied knowledge of (or further relationship with)
  • His being only a bystander was not disclaimed.
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park
  • disclaimed = denied
  • I disclaim any personalities.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • disclaim = deny
  • Hanoi disclaimed it; Saigon said it wasn't ours.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • For first men will disclaim their hearts and presently they will have no hearts.
    Robert Bolt  --  A Man for All Seasons
  • Sartre emphasized that man must never disclaim the responsibility for his actions.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • Always in those moments of revelation which he disclaimed, he had seen himself as faithful to the desert in the end.
    Zane Grey  --  The Heritage of the Desert
  • These by crowds whose acts the leaders disclaimed.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • First he coolly eyed the outlaw and then disclaimed any knowledge whatever of the train-robbery other than Fletcher had heard himself.
    Zane Grey  --  The Lone Star Ranger
  • I'll have my mouth first stopt with earth; my heart Abhors his knowledge: I disclaim in him.
    Ben Jonson  --  Volpone

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