Deny synonyms

dĭ-nī'
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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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To refuse to accept, submit to, believe, or make use of:
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To decline to accept, agree to, or do something
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To discard is defined as to get rid of something or throw something away.
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refuse to let have
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Not believe; to exercise disbelief.
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To reject something contemptuously.
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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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refuse to let have
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refuse to let have
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To deny or contradict (a former statement)
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refuse to let have
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(Idiomatic) to prove something to be false; to refute
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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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To deny the truth of something.
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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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To refrain; forbear
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To refuse to own or to refuse to acknowledge one’s own.
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(Idiomatic) To object to; to disagree with.
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To gainsay is defined as to oppose, deny or say something is false.
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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 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 refute, especially by offering opposing evidence or arguments, as in a legal case:
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The definition of abnegate is to not allow yourself something.
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To rebuff is to reject someone or something in an abrupt way.
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(Law) To give up a right, trust, etc.
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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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To prove to be false or erroneous; overthrow by argument or proof:
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To acknowledge or confess
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(Intransitive) To receive something willingly.
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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 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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(Intransitive) To not agree (suit).
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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 leave; abandon
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To renounce; disown.
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To deprive of physical liberty, as by shackling, arresting, etc.
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To turn laterally; swivel.
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To share an opinion or feeling; be in accord:
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To make more certain the validity of; confirm; bolster; support
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To admit to be true; to acknowledge.
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To own with gratitude or as a benefit or an obligation; as, to acknowledge a favor.
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(Eccles.) To tell (one's sins) to God, esp. in public worship service or in private
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To give (what is requested, as permission, etc.); assent to; agree to fulfill
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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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The definition of allow means to permit or to give permission.
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(Intransitive) To be involved or engaged in controversy.
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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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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
Find another word for deny. In this page you can discover 71 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for deny, like: disallow, contradict, dispute, reject, refuse, disacknowledge, discard, not admit, disbelieve, spurn and doubt.