The act of denying, refusing, renouncing or repudiating an interest that one might have in some item. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms)

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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