Definition of Deny

1. Verb. Declare untrue; contradict. "They deny that there was a traffic accident "; "She denied that she had taken money"

Specialized synonyms: Disclaim, Repudiate, Disavow
Generic synonyms: Contradict, Contravene, Negate
Antonyms: Admit
Derivative terms: Denial, Denier



2. Verb. Refuse to accept or believe. "They deny that there was a traffic accident "; "He denied his fatal illness"
Generic synonyms: Disown, Renounce, Repudiate
Specialized synonyms: Abnegate
Derivative terms: Denier

3. Verb. Refuse to grant, as of a petition or request. "The prisoners were denied the right to exercise for more than 2 hours a day"
Generic synonyms: Keep Back, Withhold
Derivative terms: Denial, Denier

4. Verb. Refuse to let have. "They deny them the money"; "He denies her her weekly allowance"
Exact synonyms: Refuse
Generic synonyms: Hold On, Keep
Related verbs: Abnegate
Specialized synonyms: Keep Back, Withhold
Antonyms: Allow
Derivative terms: Denier, Refusal

5. Verb. Deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure. "She denied herself wine and spirits"
Exact synonyms: Abnegate
Related verbs: Refuse
Generic synonyms: Check, Contain, Control, Curb, Hold, Hold In, Moderate
Derivative terms: Abnegation, Denial, Denier

6. Verb. Deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit.
Exact synonyms: Traverse
Category relationships: Law, Practice Of Law
Derivative terms: Denial, Denier

7. Verb. Refuse to recognize or acknowledge. "Peter denied Jesus"
Generic synonyms: Disavow
Derivative terms: Denier

Definition of Deny

1. v. t. To declare not to be true; to gainsay; to contradict; -- opposed to affirm, allow, or admit.

2. v. i. To answer in &?;&?;&?; negative; to declare an assertion not to be true.

Definition of Deny

1. Verb. (transitive) To not allow. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To assert that something is not true. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To disallow ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) to refuse to give or grant something to someone ¹

5. Verb. (sports transitive) To prevent from scoring. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deny

1. to declare to be untrue [v -NIED, -NYING, -NIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deny

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denumerable
denumerable character
denumerably
denunciate
denunciated
denunciates
denunciating
denunciation
denunciations
denunciative
denunciator
denunciators
denunciatory
denutrition
deny (current term)
denying
denyingly
deobstruct
deobstructed
deobstructing
deobstructs
deobstruent
deobstruents
deodand
deodands
deodar
deodar cedar
deodar cedars
deodara

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