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Ideas lose themselves as quickly as quail, and one must wing them the minute they rise out of the grass, or they are gone.
Thomas F. Kennedy
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Etymology

From Latin renuntiare.

Noun

Singular
renounce

Plural
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  1. (card games) An act of renouncing.

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Verb

Infinitive
to renounce

Third person singular
renounc

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to renounce (third-person singular simple present renounc, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To give up, resign, surrender.
  2. (transitive) To cast off, repudiate.
  3. (transitive) To decline further association with someone or something.
  4. (transitive) To abandon, forsake, discontinue (an action, habit, intention, etc), sometimes by open declaration.
  5. (intransitive) To make a renunciation of something.
  6. (intransitive) To surrender formally some right or trust.
  7. (intransitive)(cards) To fail to follow suit; playing a card of a different suit when having no card of the suit led.

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