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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdisowndis‧own /dɪsˈəʊn $ -ˈoʊn/ verb [transitive]  FAMILYto say that you no longer want to be connected with someone or something, especially a member of your family or something that you are responsible for Frankly, I’m not surprised her family disowned her. Since 1960, Kubrick has virtually disowned the film.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
disownI know men who have been disowned.I was surrounded on the terraces by compatriots I wanted to disown.It is a tag he disowns.Jen's parents threatened to disown her if she married Omar.She has welcomed the oppressed and disowned of the world to this paranoiac dreamscape for nearly a hundred years.They must disown the action through writing to all members who could be affected.Some of us disown these qualities on a conscious level, and project them on to some one else.
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Verb table
Simple Form
I, you, we, theydisown
he, she, itdisowns
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I, you, he, she, it, we, theydisowned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave disowned
he, she, ithas disowned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad disowned
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill disown
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have disowned
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