(Hinduism) another word for sannyasi
(Christianity) any religious devotee who renounces earthly pleasures and lives as an ascetic
[ri-nuhn-see-ey-shuh n, -shee-] /rɪˌnʌn siˈeɪ ʃən, -ʃi-/ noun 1. an act or instance of relinquishing, abandoning, repudiating, or sacrificing something, as a right, title, person, or ambition: the king’s renunciation of the throne. renunciation /rɪˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃən/ noun 1. the act or an instance of renouncing 2. a formal declaration renouncing something 3. (stock exchange) the surrender […]
adjective, Ballet. 1. performed with the body bent from the waist: a pirouette renversé.
noun 1. the expulsion by a government of an alien, especially a foreign diplomat, from the country. noun 1. the referring of a dispute or other legal question to a jurisdiction other than that in which it arose
noun 1. James, 1818–95, U.S. architect.