1. One who disclaims, disowns, or renounces.
2. Law A denial, disavowal, or renunciation, as of a title, claim, interest, estate, or trust; relinquishment or waiver of an interest or estate.
3. A public disavowal, as of pretensions, claims, opinions, and the like.
n 1: (law) a voluntary repudiation of a person's legal claim to
2: denial of any connection with or knowledge of [syn: disavowal]