denounce

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Speech
denounce
Definition
Verb Transitive
Obsolete
To make known in a formal manner; to proclaim; to announce; to declare.
Etymology
Meaning note
transitive, obsolete
Verb Transitive
To criticize or speak out against (someone or something); to point out as deserving of reprehension, etc.; to openly accuse or condemn in a threatening manner; to invoke censure upon; to stigmatize; to blame.
To denounce someone as a swindler, or as a coward.
Etymology
Meaning note
transitive
Verb Transitive
To make a formal or public accusation against; to inform against; to accuse.
To denounce a confederate in crime.
To denounce someone to the authorities.
Etymology
Meaning note
transitive
Verb Transitive
Obsolete
To proclaim in a threatening manner; to threaten by some outward sign or expression; make a menace of.
To denounce war.
To denounce punishment.
Etymology
Meaning note
transitive, obsolete
Verb Transitive
To announce the termination of; especially a treaty or armistice.
Etymology
Meaning note
transitive
Noun Verb Adjective Adverb Other
Etymology
From Old French denuncier, from Latin dēnūntiō ‎(“to announce", "to denounce", "to threaten”), from de + nūntiō ‎(“to announce", "to report", "to denounce”), from nūntius ‎(“messenger", "message”)
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