Definition Of disavow
deny any responsibility or support for.
he appears to be in denial of his own past, which he continually disavows
Example Of disavow
As an artist, he has knowingly signed forged drawings and disavows responsibility for his sometimes salacious subject matter.
But it isn't just the hard right that's disavowing Wilson.
Here we have today Scott McClellan, the president's press secretary, specifically demanding further disavowals of the story from Newsweek.
I detect a David Lynchian coyness here - Lynch is famous for disavowing any complex or psychologized readings of his work.
I heard many comments about people being of equal value and of not liking anyone who ‘thinks they are better than I am,’ but I also heard frequent disavowals about economic equality.