Definition of disown
to disown (third-person singular simple present disowns, present participle disowning, simple past and past participle disowned)
- To refuse to own or to refuse to acknowledge one's own.
Lord Capulet and his wife threatened to disown their daughter Juliet if she didn't go through with marrying Count Paris.
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