Disclaim from
Disclaim Dis*claim", v. t. To disavow or renounce all part, claim, or share. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

{Disclaim in}, {Disclaim from}, to disown; to disavow. [Obs.] ``Nature disclaims in thee.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Disclaim — Dis*claim , v. t. To disavow or renounce all part, claim, or share. Blackstone. [1913 Webster] {Disclaim in}, {Disclaim from}, to disown; to disavow. [Obs.] Nature disclaims in thee. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disclaim in — Disclaim Dis*claim , v. t. To disavow or renounce all part, claim, or share. Blackstone. [1913 Webster] {Disclaim in}, {Disclaim from}, to disown; to disavow. [Obs.] Nature disclaims in thee. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disclaim — (v.) c.1400, from Anglo Fr. disclaimer, O.Fr. desclamer disclaim, disavow, from des (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + clamer to call, cry out, claim (see CLAIM (Cf. claim) (v.)). Related: Disclaimed; disclaiming …   Etymology dictionary

  • disclaim — [v] deny abandon, abjure, abnegate, belittle, contradict, contravene, criticize, decline, deprecate, disacknowledge, disaffirm, disallow, disavow, discard, disown, disparage, divorce oneself from, forswear, gainsay, minimize, negate, recant,… …   New thesaurus

  • From hand to hand — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disclaim — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French disclaimer, from dis + claimer to claim Date: 15th century intransitive verb 1. to make a disclaimer 2. a. obsolete to disavow all part or share b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disclaim — verb 1》 refuse to acknowledge. 2》 Law renounce a legal claim to (a property or title). Origin ME: from Anglo Norman Fr. desclamer, from des (expressing reversal) + clamer (see claim) …   English new terms dictionary

  • disclaim — /dɪsˈkleɪm / (say dis klaym) verb (t) 1. to repudiate or deny interest in or connection with; disavow; disown: disclaiming all participation. 2. Law to renounce a claim or right to. 3. to reject the claims or authority of. –verb (i) 4. Law to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • To live from hand to mouth — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peerage Act 1963 — Infobox UK Legislation short title=Peerage Act 1963 parliament=United Kingdom Parliament long title=An Act to authorise the disclaimer for life of certain hereditary peerages; to include among the peers qualified to sit in the House of Lords all… …   Wikipedia

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