The difference between Abjure and Disclaim

When used as verbs, abjure means to renounce upon oath, whereas disclaim means to renounce all claim to.

check bellow for the other definitions of Abjure and Disclaim

  1. Abjure as a verb (transitive):

    to renounce upon oath; to forswear; to disavow.


    "To abjure allegiance to a prince."

    "To abjure the realm (''to swear to abandon it forever'')."

  2. Abjure as a verb (transitive, obsolete, historical):

    to cause one to renounce or recant.

  3. Abjure as a verb (transitive):

    to reject with solemnity; to abandon forever; to repudiate; to disclaim.


    "To abjure errors."

  4. Abjure as a verb (transitive):

    to abstain from; to avoid; to shun.

  1. Disclaim as a verb:

    To renounce all claim to; to deny ownership of or responsibility for; to disown; to disavow; to reject.

  2. Disclaim as a verb:

    To deny, as a claim; to refuse.

  3. Disclaim as a verb (legal):

    To relinquish or deny having a claim; to disavow another's claim; to decline accepting, as an estate, interest, or office.


    "rfquotek Burrill"