- To openly declare the abandonment or surrender of a right or interest
- To decidedly reject or discontinue adhering or complying with
- To formally give up or abandon
- The defendant chose to renounce his claim to the property in exchange for a monetary settlement.
- If the contract is found to be unjust, a party may renounce the agreement and be released from its obligations.
- Under certain circumstances, an individual may choose to renounce their citizenship.