To renounce, reject or abandon formally, publicly or solemnly.
From latin abjurare, from ab- "away" + jurare "to swear".
- He abjured his former beliefs and joined a new faith.
- The king abjured his claim to the throne.
- She had to abjure her former ways and adopt new customs.
- The witness was forced to abjure his testimony.
- He abjured his allegiance to the rebel group.