Renounce



verb (used with object), renounced, renouncing.
1.
to give up or put aside voluntarily:
to renounce worldly pleasures.
2.
to give up by formal declaration:
to renounce a claim.
3.
to repudiate; disown:
to renounce one’s son.
verb (used without object), renounced, renouncing.
4.
Cards.

to play a card of a different suit from that led.
to abandon or give up a suit led.
to fail to follow the suit led.

noun
5.
Cards. an act or instance of renouncing.
verb
1.
(transitive) to give up (a claim or right), esp by formal announcement: to renounce a title
2.
(transitive) to repudiate: to renounce Christianity
3.
(transitive) to give up (some habit, pursuit, etc) voluntarily: to renounce smoking
4.
(intransitive) (cards) to fail to follow suit because one has no cards of the suit led
noun
5.
(rare) a failure to follow suit in a card game

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