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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·claim /dɪsˈklem/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·claim, v. t. To disavow or renounce all part, claim, or share.
 Disclaim in, Disclaim from, to disown; to disavow. [Obs.] “Nature disclaims in thee.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 He calls the gods to witness their offense;
 Disclaims the war, asserts his innocence.   --Dryden.
    He disclaims the authority of Jesus.   --Farmer.
 2. To deny, as a claim; to refuse.
    The payment was irregularly made, if not disclaimed.   --Milman.
 3. Law To relinquish or deny having a claim; to disavow another's claim; to decline accepting, as an estate, interest, or office.
 Syn: -- To disown; disavow; renounce; repudiate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: renounce a legal claim or title to [ant: claim]
      2: make a disclaimer about; "He disclaimed any responsibility"
         [ant: claim]