Online Google Dictionary

denounce 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/diˈnouns/,
Font size:

denounces, 3rd person singular present; denounced, past participle; denouncing, present participle; denounced, past tense;
  1. Publicly declare to be wrong or evil
    • - the Assembly denounced the use of violence
    • - he was widely denounced as a traitor
  2. Inform against
    • - some of his own priests denounced him to the King for heresy

  1. speak out against; "He denounced the Nazis"
  2. stigmatize: to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful; "He denounced the government action"; "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock"
  3. announce the termination of, as of treaties
  4. give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
  5. To make known in a formal manner; to proclaim; to announce; to declare; To criticize or speak out against (someone or something); to point out as deserving of reprehension or punishment, etc. ...
  6. to publicly declare something or someone to be wrong or evil
  7. v. to accuse of being wrong or evil; to criticize severely