To denounce is defined as to take a public stand against something and make clear you don't like or are condemning it.(verb)
An example of denounce is when you publicly speak out against corporate pollution.
See denounce in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME denouncen < OFr denoncier < L denuntiare: see denunciation
See denounce in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb de·nounced, de·nounc·ing, de·nounc·es
Origin: Middle English denouncen, to proclaim
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman denuncier
Origin: and Medieval Latin dēnūntiāre
Origin: , both from Latin
Origin: : dē-, de-
Origin: + nūntiāre, to announce (from nūntius, messenger; see neu- in Indo-European roots).
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