Part of speech:
(Sports) a blocked shot
The refusal, especially by public authorities, to acknowledge a contract or debt.
The act or an instance of renouncing; a giving up formally or voluntarily, often at a sacrifice, of a right, claim, title, etc.
A decline; downturn
Denial is defined as refusing to accept or believe something, or a statement to contradict someone or something else.
Failure or refusal to comply.
The constitutional right or power of a ruler or legislature to reject bills passed by another branch of the government
A decree or law that prohibits.
A prohibition imposed by law or official decree.
Of taxes, an item that is not required to be included in gross income; of insurance, the occurrences that will not receive coverage under the policy.
The act or process of negating.
Something that refutes, as an argument
A repelling or being repelled
The portion of earned wages that an employer deducts to cover income tax purposes and forwards to the government.
A repudiation or denial of responsibility or connection.
(Archaic) The act or state of bending downward; inclination.
Dissent is defined as a disagreement in opinion.
An order or law that forbids
An unkind or harmful act; disservice
A market dealing in stocks and bonds not listed on the stock exchange
A loss or limitation of liberty; confinement
Agreement as to opinion or a course of action:
Favorable regard; commendation.
The act of voluntarily agreeing, expressly or by implication, to the terms of an offer, thereby creating a contract. However, if the act modifies or adds to the terms of the offer, it is not an acceptance, but a counteroffer. See also offer. To accept delivery of property or to otherwise agree, expressly or by implication, to become its owner, either in exchange for the performance of a contractual obligation or the completion of an inter vivos gift. See also contract and gift. The receipt of a check or other negotiable instrument by a bank or another drawee.
(Logic) The relation of exclusion or inclusion which exists between propositions having the same subject and predicate but differing in quality, quantity, or both
A person, thing, or statement having contradictory elements or qualities
(Linguistics) In certain languages, the inflection of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives with respect to categories such as case, number, and gender.
A negative vote or a person voting in the negative
(Graphical user interface) A button on a screen used to select an action (often "menu option")
The action of preempting, as the use of military force in a preemptive attack.
To leave heaped up; to heap up in piles.
A concerted action by two or more individuals or entities to avoid commercial dealings with a business or to induce others to take the same action. This may include the refusal to work for the business and to purchase or distribute the company’s products. While peaceful boycotts are generally legal, boycotts that use coercion or intimidation to prevent others from dealing with the targeted business are not.
To refuse, esp. in a formally polite way
To resist or oppose boldly or openly
To exclude from a group or society:
To refuse to accept, submit to, believe, or make use of:
To renounce; disown.
To refuse to accept (someone); spurn.
To reject something contemptuously.
(Law) A transfer of property by deed or writing; especially, an appropriation or conveyance made by the government; as, a grant of land or of money; also, the deed or writing by which the transfer is made.
The penalty for noncompliance with a law or legal order.
Something, such as a suggestion, proposal, bid, or recommendation, that is offered:
A negative response; a denial or refusal:
A negative response
A turning down of a request
Any check or repulse
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