disclaim the responsibility for
index disown (refuse to acknowledge)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • responsibility — n. accountability obligation 1) to accept, assume, shoulder, take, take on (a) responsibility 2) to bear, exercise; share (the) responsibility 3) to dodge, evade, shirk responsibility 4) an awesome; clear; grave, great, heavy, terrible (colloq.)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • disclaim — dis·claim /dis klām/ vi: to make a disclaimer vt 1: to reject or relinquish a claim to (as an interest in an estate) 2 a: to deny or reject the right, validity, or authority of b: to negate or limit the rights under (a warranty) dis·claim·ant /… …   Law dictionary

  • disclaim — disclaim, disavow, repudiate, disown, disallow mean to refuse to admit, accept, or approve. Disclaim implies re fusal to admit or accept a claim, but it may apply specifically to a legal claim one has upon property or to a title {the son… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • disclaim — UK US /dɪsˈkleɪm/ verb [T] ► LAW to state that you are not legally responsible for something: disclaim responsibility/liability for sth »A restaurant may disclaim responsibility for loss or damage to a customer s personal property. ► to refuse to …   Financial and business terms

  • The Oxford Movement (1833-1845) —     The Oxford Movement (1833 1845)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Oxford Movement (1833 1845)     The Oxford Movement may be looked upon in two distinct lights. The conception which lay at its base, according to the Royal Commission on… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Disclaim — 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. [1913 Webster] He calls the gods to witness their offense;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • responsibility — noun 1 being responsible ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, full, total ▪ awesome, big, enormous, grave, great, heavy …   Collocations dictionary

  • disclaim — [[t]dɪskle͟ɪm[/t]] disclaims, disclaiming, disclaimed VERB If you disclaim knowledge of something or disclaim responsibility for something, you say that you did not know about it or are not responsible for it. [FORMAL] [V n] Mrs Lee disclaims any …   English dictionary

  • disclaim — verb a) To renounce all claim to; to deny ownership of or responsibility for; to disown; to disavow; to reject. I was to say that Maw and Meggins disclaim all responsibility, continued the other. They admit no liability at all, but in… …   Wiktionary

  • The History of Sir Charles Grandison — Title page of The History of Sir Charles Grandison The History of Sir Charles Grandison, commonly called Sir Charles Grandison, is an epistolary novel by Samuel Richardson first published in February 1753. The book was a response to Henry… …   Wikipedia

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