Disown and Recognize


Disown verb - To refuse to acknowledge as one's own or as one's responsibility.
Usage example: the dictatorial father angrily disowned his rebellious son

Recognize is an antonym for disown.

Nearby Word: disowning


Recognize verb - To have a clear idea of.

Disown is an antonym for recognize in acknowledge topic.

Common collocations

people disown people recognize people
family disown family recognize family
name disown name recognize name
magic disown magic recognize magic
Other words: mother, version, child, son, daughter.
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