Pronunciation: (di-nouns'), [key]
—v.t., -nounced, -nounc•ing.
1. to condemn or censure openly or publicly: to denounce a politician as morally corrupt.
2. to make a formal accusation against, as to the police or in a court.
3. to give formal notice of the termination or denial of (a treaty, pact, agreement, or the like).
4. Archaic.to announce or proclaim, esp. as something evil or calamitous.
5. Obs.to portend.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.