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  Definition of refuse
  1. food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
  2. show unwillingness towards; "he declined to join the group on a hike"
  3. refuse to let have; "She denies me every pleasure"; "he denies her her weekly allowance"
  4. refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality"
  5. refuse entrance or membership; "They turned away hundreds of fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs"
  6. elude, especially in a baffling way; "This behavior defies explanation"
  7. resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ; "His body rejected the liver of the donor"
Similar Words: garbage, food waste, scraps, decline, deny, reject, pass up, turn down, turn away, defy, resist

 

Hyponyms: reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down, contract out, regret, repudiate, disobey, withhold, keep back, dishonor, dishonour, bounce, beggar

 

Grouped Verbs: deny, abnegate, reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down

 

Derivational Morphology: refusal, denier, declination, regrets, nonacceptance, turndown, rejection, cull, reject

 

Anagrams: surfer, suffer

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 拒绝   Dutch: weigeren  
Finnish: kieltää   French: réfuser  
German: sich weigern   Hungarian: visszautasít  
Italian: rifiutare   Japanese: 断る  
Korean: 거절하다   Latin: recusare  
Polish: odrzucać   Portuguese: recusar  
Russian: отказывать   Spanish: rehusar  
Swedish: vägra  
 
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