To Abju're. v.a. [abjuro, Lat.]
- To cast off upon oath, to swear not to do something.
Either to die the death, or to abjure
For ever the society of man. Shakesp. Midsum. Night's Dream.
No man, therefore, that hath not abjured his reason, and sworn allegiance to a preconceived fantastical hypothesis, can undertake the defence of such a supposition. Hale's Origin of Mankind.
- To retract, or recant, or abnegate; a position upon oath.