DISAVOW, verb transitive [dis and avow. See Vow.]
1. To deny; to disown; to deny to be true, as a fact or charge respecting ones self; as, he was charged with embezzlement, but he disavows the fact. A man may disavow his name or signature; he may disavow a knowledge of a fact, or his concern in a transaction. Opposed to own or acknowledge.
2. To deny; to disown; to reject.
3. To dissent from; not to admit as true or justifiable; not to vindicate.
The Envoy disavowed some parts of the Presidents proclamation.