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  Definition of deny
  1. declare untrue; contradict; "He denied the allegations"; "She denied that she had taken money"
  2. refuse to accept or believe; "He denied his fatal illness"
  3. refuse to recognize or acknowledge; "Peter denied Jesus"
  4. deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit
  5. refuse to let have; "She denies me every pleasure"; "he denies her her weekly allowance"
  6. deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure; "She denied herself wine and spirits"
  7. refuse to grant, as of a petition or request; "The dean denied the students'' request for more physics courses"; "the prisoners were denied the right to exercise for more than 2 hours a day"
Similar Words: traverse, refuse, abnegate

 

Hyponyms: disclaim, repudiate, disavow, abnegate, withhold, keep back

 

Grouped Verbs: abnegate, refuse

 

Derivational Morphology: denier, denial, defense, defence, demurrer, refusal, abnegation, self-abnegation, self-denial, self-renunciation

 

Anagrams: dyne

 

 
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