DENOUNCE, v.t. L. To tell, or declare.
1. To declare solemnly; to proclaim in a threatening manner; to announce or declare, as a threat.
I denounce to you this day, that ye shall surely perish. Deut. 30.
So we say, to denounce war; to denounce wrath.
2. To threaten by some outward sign, or expression.
His look denounced revenge.
3. To inform against; to accuse; as, to denounce one for neglect of duty.