Ab*jure" (#), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Abjured (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Abjuring (#).] [L. abjurare to deny upon oath; ab + jurare to swear, fr. jus, juris, right, law; cf. F. abjurer. See Jury.]


To renounce upon oath; to forswear; to disavow; as, to abjure allegiance to a prince. To abjure the realm, is to swear to abandon it forever.


To renounce or reject with solemnity; to recant; to abandon forever; to reject; repudiate; as, to abjure errors.

"Magic I here abjure."


Syn. -- See Renounce.


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Ab*jure", v. i.

To renounce on oath.

Bp. Burnet.


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