Deny Synonyms and Antonyms

dĭ-nī'

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Synonyms for Deny

To decline to accept, agree to, or do something
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To refuse to accept, submit to, believe, or make use of:
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To deny the truth of something.
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To deny the truth of (a statement or statements).
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To make a subject of disputation; to argue pro and con; to discuss.
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refuse to let have
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(Archaic) To fear; to suspect.
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The power of one branch of government to prohibit a certain action by another; for example, the chief executive’s right to refuse to sign a legislature-passed bill into law.
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To deny or contradict (a former statement)
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(Idiomatic) to prove something to be false; to refute
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To refrain; forbear
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To refuse to own or to refuse to acknowledge one’s own.
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To declare to be false; deny.
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(Intransitive) To be involved or engaged in controversy.
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To discard is defined as to get rid of something or throw something away.
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(Idiomatic) To object to; to disagree with.
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Used other than as an idiom: disagree with.
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To prove to be false or erroneous; to confute; to refute.
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Disavow is defined as to deny any association or responsibility.
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To deny, as a claim; to refuse.
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To refute, especially by offering opposing evidence or arguments, as in a legal case:
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refuse to let have
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To rebuff is to reject someone or something in an abrupt way.
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To reject something contemptuously.
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To refuse to believe:
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To dismiss is defined as to send someone away, or to disregard an idea or treat something as unworthy of consideration.
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To attack by argument or criticism; oppose or challenge as false or questionable
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(Obs.) To make useless
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(Law) to make legally invalid.
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To abstain from; to avoid; to shun.
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refuse to let have
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refuse to let have
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refuse to let have
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(Intransitive) To not agree (suit).
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To leave; abandon
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To deprive of physical liberty, as by shackling, arresting, etc.
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To deny the existence, evidence, or truth of; to contradict.
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(Rare) To contradict or controvert; to oppose; to challenge or question the truth or validity of a given statement.
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(Idiomatic) To reposition by turning, flipping, etc. in a downward direction.
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The definition of abnegate is to not allow yourself something.
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To prove to be false or erroneous; overthrow by argument or proof:
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(Law) To give up a right, trust, etc.
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To cause to move laterally on a pivot; swivel:
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Not believe; to exercise disbelief.
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To refuse to have anything to do with; to disown.
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To renounce or deny something, especially under oath.
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To cancel or invalidate by withdrawing or reversing
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To refuse, esp. in a formally polite way
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To take something away (keep it away); deny someone of something.
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To forbid is defined as to order that something not occur, or to prevent something from occurring.
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To renounce; disown.
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Antonyms for Deny

To acknowledge or confess
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To share an opinion or feeling; be in accord:
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To make firm; to confirm, or ratify; especially (law) to assert or confirm, as a judgment, decree, or order, brought before an appelate court for review.
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To admit to be true; to acknowledge.
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To give (what is requested, as permission, etc.); assent to; agree to fulfill
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To make more certain the validity of; confirm; bolster; support
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To let do or happen; permit:
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(Eccles.) To tell (one's sins) to God, esp. in public worship service or in private
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(Intransitive, now rare) To give one's adhesion; to join up with (a group, etc.); to become part of. [from 15th c.]
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Words Related to Deny

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To make a formal retraction or disavowal of (a statement or belief to which one has previously committed oneself).
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(Intransitive) To receive something willingly.
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Synonym Study

  • Impugn implies a direct, forceful attack against that which one calls into question she impugned his motives
  • Contradict not only implies emphatic denial, but, in addition, often suggests belief or evidence that the opposite or contrary is true the facts contradict his statement
  • To gainsay is to dispute what a person says or to challenge the person saying it facts that cannot be gainsaid
  • Deny implies a refusal to accept as true, real, valid, existent, or tenable he denied the charge
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