Student Thesaurus

One entry found for abjure.
Entry Word: abjure
Function: verb
Text: to solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to) <abjured some long-held beliefs when she converted to another religion>
Synonyms recant, renounce, retract, take back, unsay, withdraw
Related Words contradict, deny, disavow, disclaim, disown, gainsay, negate, negative, repudiate; abandon, abnegate, forsake, give up, relinquish, spurn, surrender; controvert, disagree (with), disprove, dispute, rebut, refute; back down, back off, backtrack; disallow, recall, renege, revoke
Near Antonyms acknowledge, admit, affirm, assert, avow, claim, contend, declare, maintain, proclaim, profess, state; back, confirm, defend, endorse (also indorse), espouse, maintain, support, uphold; accept, adopt, embrace
Antonyms adhere (to)