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Disclaim

  • 1 disclaim — dis·claim /dis klām/ vi: to make a disclaimer vt 1: to reject or relinquish a claim to (as an interest in an estate) 2 a: to deny or reject the right, validity, or authority of b: to negate or limit the rights under (a warranty) dis·claim·ant /… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 disclaim — UK US /dɪsˈkleɪm/ verb [T] ► LAW to state that you are not legally responsible for something: disclaim responsibility/liability for sth »A restaurant may disclaim responsibility for loss or damage to a customer s personal property. ► to refuse to …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 disclaim — disclaim, disavow, repudiate, disown, disallow mean to refuse to admit, accept, or approve. Disclaim implies re fusal to admit or accept a claim, but it may apply specifically to a legal claim one has upon property or to a title {the son… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

  • 7 Disclaim — Dis*claim , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disclaimed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disclaiming}.] 1. To renounce all claim to deny; ownership of, or responsibility for; to disown; to disavow; to reject. [1913 Webster] He calls the gods to witness their offense;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 disclaim — The act of denying, refusing, renouncing or repudiating an interest that one might have in some item. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 9 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

  • 10 disclaim — ► VERB 1) refuse to acknowledge. 2) Law renounce a legal claim to (a property or title) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 disclaim — [dis klām′] vt. [ME disclaimen < Anglo Fr desclamer: see DIS & CLAIM] 1. to give up or renounce any claim to or connection with 2. to refuse to acknowledge or admit; deny; repudiate vi. to make a disclaimer …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 disclaim — [[t]dɪskle͟ɪm[/t]] disclaims, disclaiming, disclaimed VERB If you disclaim knowledge of something or disclaim responsibility for something, you say that you did not know about it or are not responsible for it. [FORMAL] [V n] Mrs Lee disclaims any …

    English dictionary

  • 13 disclaim — UK [dɪsˈkleɪm] / US verb [transitive] Word forms disclaim : present tense I/you/we/they disclaim he/she/it disclaims present participle disclaiming past tense disclaimed past participle disclaimed formal to say that you do not have any… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 disclaim — verb a) To renounce all claim to; to deny ownership of or responsibility for; to disown; to disavow; to reject. I was to say that Maw and Meggins disclaim all responsibility, continued the other. They admit no liability at all, but in… …

    Wiktionary

  • 15 Disclaim — To renounce an interest or obligation by way of a legal instrument usually a written disclaimer, or a disclaiming trust. Property may be disclaimed for several reasons: because it is unwanted, because it carries heavy liabilities, because of tax… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 16 disclaim — verb Disclaim is used with these nouns as the object: ↑responsibility …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 disclaim — dis|claim [dısˈkleım] v [T] formal to state, especially officially, that you are not responsible for something, that you do not know about it, or that you are not involved with it = ↑deny disclaim responsibility/knowledge etc ▪ Martin disclaimed… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 disclaim — verb (T) disclaim responsibility/knowledge etc formal to state that you are not responsible for something, that you do not know anything about it, etc: I can t believe the insurance company disclaimed liability for the accident …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 disclaim — v.tr. 1 deny or disown (disclaim all responsibility). 2 (often absol.) Law renounce a legal claim to (property etc.). Etymology: ME f. AF desclaim stressed stem of desclamer (as DIS , CLAIM) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 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