Disclaim meaning

dĭs-klām'
To disclaim is defined as to deny or renounce a claim or connection.

When you deny you were involved in a prank, this is an example of when you disclaim your involvement.

When you reject your inheritance, this is an example of when you disclaim.

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To deny or renounce any claim to or connection with; disown.

Disclaim any involvement with the group.

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To deny the validity of; repudiate.
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To decline to accept responsibility for; decline to make any warranty for.
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To decline to accept responsibility or to warranty.
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To give up or renounce any claim to or connection with.
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To refuse to acknowledge or admit; deny; repudiate.
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To make a disclaimer.
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To deny, as a claim; to refuse.
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(law) To relinquish or deny having a claim; to disavow another's claim; to decline accepting, as an estate, interest, or office.

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To renounce all claim to; to deny ownership of or responsibility for; to disown; to disavow; to reject.
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Origin of disclaim

  • Middle English disclaimen from Anglo-Norman desclaimer des- dis- claimer to claim (from Latin clāmāre to cry out claim)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Anglo-Norman disclaimer, from Old French desclamer (French: déclamer), des- + clamer.
    From Wiktionary