disprofess

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dis- +‎ profess.

Verb[edit]

disprofess (third-person singular simple present disprofesses, present participle disprofessing, simple past and past participle disprofessed)

  1. (obsolete, rare) To give up, renounce.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.xi:
      His armes, which he had vowed to disprofesse, / She gathered vp and did about him dresse [...].