denounce


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

denounce (one) as (something)

To openly disparage one as something. If you denounce the councilman as a liar, you better have evidence to support your claim.
See also: denounce

denounce (one) for (something)

To openly disparage one for something that they have done. If you denounce the councilman for lying, then you better have evidence to support your claim.
See also: denounce

denounce someone as something

to criticize someone as something; to publicly call someone something bad. The mayor denounced her opponent as a crook. Anne was denounced as a cheater.
See also: denounce

denounce someone for something

to criticize someone publicly for doing something. The candidate denounced the governor for raising taxes. Donna denounced the mayor for incompetence.
See also: denounce
References in periodicals archive ?
We always denounce economic inequalities and social injustices.
Have a laugh at the fake press releases on Denounce (www.
By refusing to denounce war, the church had compromised its legitimate complaints about all other evils because war was the chief sin of modern civilization.
We will denounce all colonialism, including what's happening on the Internet," says Eurico Schwinden, a spokesman for the center-left Brazilian Workers Party (PDT).
The latest mass demonstration, in a five-month campaign to bring back Elian, was also intended to denounce a United Nations forum's censure of the Castro government's human rights record.
This was how Senator Francis 'Kiko' Pangilinan, president of LP, responded to Pimentel's challenge for the LP to denounce the impeachment complaint against the President if indeed it was not behind such move.
Vienna, SANA -- Syrians students in Slovakia and Austria and members of the Syrian community in Austria organized a rally to express support for Syria and denounce the terrorism and war targeting it.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Tunisians staged a demonstration in the capital Tunis to support the Syrian government and denounce the Israeli regime.
Participants waved placards to denounce "political violence and government's inaction" which, according to them," should intervene to put an end to the surge of political violence in the country.
The officials of these unions insisted, in statements to the press, that they will take part in the popular march on Sunday in Casablanca to denounce the hatred-driven campaign led by the Spanish Popular Party against Morocco's interests.
In 1992, when Amy Goodman and Allan Nairn accepted a Reebok Human Rights Award for a Timorese dissident, they used the stage to denounce Reebok's sweatshop policies around the world.
Long-simmering community frustration with the giant landfill boiled over in 2003, when hundreds of furious residents packed the Sun Valley Middle School auditorium to denounce the dump and fight what was supposed to be a bureaucratic slam-dunk permit change for Bradley.
They denounce the conversion of companies into fortresses that are hermetically separated from the client and consumer and staffed by apathetic employees.
We unequivocally denounce these emails in every aspect and strongly discourage investors from using these bogus emails as part of their investment strategies.
The statement called the international community to denounce the governments or circles that stand behind such killings, either directly or indirectly.