Refuse synonyms

rĭ-fyo͝oz'
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(Physiol.) To fail to accept immunologically (a part or organ grafted or transplanted into the body)
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(By extension) To run through from first to last; to repeat like a schoolboy declining a noun.
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To waste; fail to make the most of (an opportunity)
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Ignore is defined as to deliberately disregard, or to avoid noticing.
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(Idiomatic) To reposition by turning, flipping, etc. in a downward direction.
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To refuse to acknowledge as one's own; disown; repudiate
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To deduct (withholding tax) from an employee's salary.
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(Intransitive) To receive something willingly.
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To refuse; to offer sudden or harsh resistance; to turn down or shut out.
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food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
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Plural form of scrap, left over pieces.
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Used other than as an idiom: see pass,‎ up.
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To avert or deflect something
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(Intransitive) To oppose.
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To allow to enter a hospital or similar facility for treatment.
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To let do or happen; permit:
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To refuse or reject as wrong or disgraceful
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(Intransitive) To delay; to pause; to suspend proceedings or judgment in view of a doubt or difficulty; to hesitate; to put off the determination or conclusion of an affair.
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To promise or affirm earnestly, as after being doubted:
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To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding.
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(Idiomatic) To delay commencing (an action until some specified time or event has passed).
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(Computing) Data that cannot or will not be accessed by a program, but are still taking up space.
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To refuse to obey.
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show unwillingness towards
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Worthless material.
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(Uncountable) Absorbent material used in an animal's litter tray
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Scraps or remains; residue:
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To reject the truth or validity of something; to deny.
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To repel is defined as to hold off, refuse to accept or reject.
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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 recall or remove a motion from consideration in parliamentary procedure.
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(Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
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To stay away from; not go to:
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(Rare) To escape; get away
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To avoid (a blow, for example) by moving or shifting quickly aside.
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(Intransitive, now rare) To retreat before an opponent. [from 14th c.]
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To leave heaped up; to heap up in piles.
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(Idiomatic) To avoid, or cancel some event that one has previously arranged with someone.
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To feel sorry, disappointed, distressed, or remorseful about:
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(Sports) To show someone a red card, and dismiss them from the playing area; a red-card.
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(Intransitive) To differ from, especially in opinion, beliefs, etc.
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To have or express an unfavorable opinion of; consider (something) wrong; condemn
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To depart with a sweeping motion.
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Used other than as an idiom: see hold,"Ž out.
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To give assent, as to the proposal of another; agree:
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A container into which things are discarded.
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To remove dross from.
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To discard as useless or sell to be reused as parts; scrap.
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To repulse is to reject someone, to be disgusted by something, or to drive someone away.
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(Of a project or plan) To stop working on indefinitely.
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The vitreous mass left as a residue by the smelting of metallic ore. It consists mostly of the siliceous and aluminous impurities from the iron ore.
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Plural form of possession
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An attribute or abstract quality associated with an individual, object or concept.
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(Finance) Any property or object of value that one possesses, usually considered as applicable to the payment of one's debts.
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OK is defined as to approve.
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To put in opposition to; to manifest in an offensive way; to threaten.
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Grant is defined as to give something that has been requested to someone.
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To sanction is for a recognized authority to give approval to something.
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To consent to officially or formally; confirm or sanction:
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(Soccer) To give someone a red card; to send off
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Synonym Study

  • To spurn is to refuse or reject with contempt or disdain she spurned his attentions
  • Repudiate implies the disowning, disavowal, or casting off with condemnation of a person or thing as having no authority, worth, validity, truth, etc. to repudiate the claims of faith healers
  • Reject stresses a negative or antagonistic attitude and implies positive refusal to accept, use, believe, etc. they rejected the damaged goods
  • Decline implies courtesy in expressing one's nonacceptance of an invitation, proposal, etc. he declined the nomination
  • Refuse is a direct, sometimes even blunt term, implying an emphatic denial of a request, demand, etc. to refuse a person money, to refuse permission
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