abjure: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ab-joor', -jûr'), [key]
— -jured, -jur•ing.
  1. to renounce, repudiate, or retract, esp. with formal solemnity; recant: to abjure one's errors.
  2. to renounce or give up under oath; forswear: to abjure allegiance.
  3. to avoid or shun.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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