toggle menu
1000+ books
Go to Book

used in Jane Eyre

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
to formally reject, give up, or turn away from

(as in to give up the power of a monarch, to change belief, behavior, support, or association)
  • He could not — he would not — renounce his wild field of mission warfare for the parlours and the peace of Vale Hall.
    Chapter 32 (23% in)
  • Not a human being that ever lived could wish to be loved better than I was loved; and him who thus loved me I absolutely worshipped: and I must renounce love and idol.
    Chapter 27 (76% in)
  • You own the name and renounce the alias?
    Chapter 33 (39% in)

There are no more uses of "renounce" in Jane Eyre.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list —®