Word:

Deny

De`ny´
v. t.1.To declare not to be true; to gainsay; to contradict; - opposed to affirm, allow, or admit.
[imp. & p. p. Denied ; p. pr. & vb. n. Denying.]
2.To refuse (to do something or to accept something); to reject; to decline; to renounce.
3.To refuse to grant; to withhold; to refuse to gratify or yield to; as, to deny a request.
4.To disclaim connection with, responsibility for, and the like; to refuse to acknowledge; to disown; to abjure; to disavow.
To deny one's self
to decline the gratification of appetites or desires; to practice self-denial.
Let him deny himself, and take up his cross.
- Matt. xvi. 24.
v. i.1.To answer in negative; to declare an assertion not to be true.
Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid.
- Gen. xviii. 15.
Verb1.deny - declare untrue; contradict; "He denied the allegations"; "She denied that she had taken money"
Antonyms:
acknowledge, admit - declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"
2.deny - refuse to accept or believe; "He denied his fatal illness"
3.deny - 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"
4.deny - refuse to let have; "She denies me every pleasure"; "he denies her her weekly allowance"
Synonyms: refuse
Antonyms:
grant, allow - let have; "grant permission"; "Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison"
5.deny - deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure; "She denied herself wine and spirits"
Synonyms: abnegate
6.deny - deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit
Synonyms: traverse
7.deny - refuse to recognize or acknowledge; "Peter denied Jesus"
abandon, abstain, answer, answer conclusively, argue down, assert the contrary, avoid, back down, back out, backwater, ban, bar, be contrary to, begrudge, belie, brush aside, call into question, challenge, chuck, chuck out, climb down, close the hand, confound, constrain, contemn, contest, contravene, controvert, counter, crawfish out, cross, crush, curb, debar, decline, defeat, demolish, desert, despise, disaffirm, disallow, disapprove, disbelieve, discard, disclaim, discount, discredit, disdain, dismiss, disown, dispose of, disprove, dispute, disregard, eat crow, eat humble pie, embargo, enjoin, eschew, except, exclude, exclude from, finish, floor, forbear, forgo, forsake, forswear, gag on, gainsay, grudge, hold back, ignore, impugn, inhibit, interdict, join issue upon, keep back, misbelieve, negate, negative, nonplus, not accept, not admit, not believe, not buy, not swallow, nullify, oppose, oppugn, outlaw, overthrow, overturn, overwhelm, parry, pass by, pass up, preclude, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, push aside, put to silence, rebuff, rebut, recall, recant, reduce to silence, refrain, refuse to admit, refuse to consider, refuse to credit, refute, reject, renege, renounce, repel, repress, repudiate, repulse, restrain, retract, revoke, rule out, sacrifice, say no to, scout, settle, shove away, shun, shut out, shut up, silence, smash all opposition, spurn, squash, squelch, subvert, suppress, swallow, taboo, take back, take issue with, throw away, throw out, traverse, turn away, turn down, turn out, unbelieve, undermine, unsay, upset, waive, withdraw
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