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  Words related to deny

Related / Similar Words: traverse, refuse, abnegate

 

Definition:
  • declare untrue; contradict; "He denied the allegations"; "She denied that she had taken money";
  • refuse to accept or believe; "He denied his fatal illness";
  • refuse to recognize or acknowledge; "Peter denied Jesus";
  • deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit;
  • refuse to let have; "She denies me every pleasure"; "he denies her her weekly allowance";
  • deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure; "She denied herself wine and spirits";
  • 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";

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    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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