verb (used with object), renounced, renouncing.
to give up or put aside voluntarily:
to renounce worldly pleasures.
to give up by formal declaration:
to renounce a claim.
to repudiate; disown:
to renounce one’s son.
verb (used without object), renounced, renouncing.
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.
Cards. an act or instance of renouncing.
(transitive) to give up (a claim or right), esp by formal announcement: to renounce a title
(transitive) to repudiate: to renounce Christianity
(transitive) to give up (some habit, pursuit, etc) voluntarily: to renounce smoking
(intransitive) (cards) to fail to follow suit because one has no cards of the suit led
(rare) a failure to follow suit in a card game
verb (used with object) 1. to sustain with food or nutriment; supply with what is necessary for life, health, and growth. 2. to cherish, foster, keep alive, etc.: He had long nourished the dream of living abroad. 3. to strengthen, build up, or promote: to nourish discontent among the workers; to nourish the arts in […]
[ree-noh-vas-kyuh-ler] /ˌri noʊˈvæs kyə lər/ adjective 1. of or relating to the blood vessels of the kidneys. renovascular re·no·vas·cu·lar (rē’nō-vās’kyə-lər) adj. Relating to the blood vessels of the kidney.
- Renovascular hypertension
renovascular hypertension n. Hypertension produced by renal arterial obstruction.