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Definition of deny:

  1. To answer in negative; to declare an assertion not to be true.
  2. To declare not to be true; to gainsay; to contradict; - opposed to affirm, allow, or admit.
  3. To disclaim connection with, responsibility for, and the like; to refuse to acknowledge; to disown; to abjure; to disavow.
  4. To refuse ( to do something or to accept something); to reject; to decline; to renounce.
  5. To refuse to grant; to withhold; to refuse to gratify or yield to; as, to deny a request.

Synonyms:

affirm, track, disown, not buy, gainsay, give the lie to, declare not to be true, forswear, pass over, gainsay, disbelieve, withhold, turn away, get across, refuse, withhold, get over, negative, disacknowledge, refuse to acknowledge, turn down, rebuff, defy, controvert, recall, pass up, span, traverse, disagree with, cut through, discredit, spurn, take exception to, not admit, impugn, assert the negative of, controvert, call one a liar, abjure, sweep, cover, recant, doubt, accept, cut across, resist.

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