The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Disclaim \Dis*claim"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disclaimed; p. pr.
& vb. n. Disclaiming.]
1. To renounce all claim to deny; ownership of, or
responsibility for; to disown; to disavow; to reject.
He calls the gods to witness their offense;
Disclaims the war, asserts his innocence. --Dryden.
He disclaims the authority of Jesus. --Farmer.
2. To deny, as a claim; to refuse.
The payment was irregularly made, if not disclaimed.
3. (Law) To relinquish or deny having a claim; to disavow
another's claim; to decline accepting, as an estate,
interest, or office. --Burrill.
Syn: To disown; disavow; renounce; repudiate.