Acknowledge and Renounce


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Acknowledge verb – To accept the truth or existence of (something) usually reluctantly.
Renounce is an antonym for acknowledge in topics: admit, deny, verbally recognize authority, admit truth or reality of something, verbally recognize receipt of something.
Nearby Words: acknowledgment, acknowledgement, acknowledging
Antonyms for Acknowledge


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Renounce verb – To solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to).
Usage example: after another failed romance he vowed that he was renouncing the world and becoming a monk

Acknowledge is an antonym for renounce in topics: abandon, accept.
Nearby Words: renounced, renouncement, renouncing
Antonyms for Renounce
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Common collocations

love acknowledge love renounce love
connection acknowledge connection renounce connection
power acknowledge power renounce power
name acknowledge name renounce name
Other nouns: status, use, identity, existence, powers.
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