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deny /dɪˈnaɪ/ verb (past tense and past participle denied, present participle denying, third person singular denies) [transitive]

انکار یا حاشا کردن ، حاشا کردن ، انکار کردن ، رد کردن ، تکذیب کردن ، قانون ـ فقه: تبری جستن
- contradict, disagree with, disprove, rebuff, rebut, refute
- refuse, begrudge, disallow, forbid, reject, turn down, withhold
- renounce, disclaim, disown, recant, repudiate, retract
Antonyms: acknowledge, admit, grant, indulge, concede, confirm
Contrasted words: adopt, embrace, espouse, recognize, allow, concede, let, permit, afford, give, overdo, overindulge, affirm, assert, aver, grant, authenticate, corroborate, substantiate, validate, verify, avow, confess, claim, submit
Related Idioms: say no to, turn thumbs down on
Related Words: abandon, desert, forsake, eschew, forbear, forgo, sacrifice, inhibit, restrain, avoid, shun, decline, refuse, reject, repudiate, confute, controvert, disprove, rebut, refute, downface
English Thesaurus: refuse, say no, turn somebody/something down, reject, decline, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

deny S3 W2 AC /dɪˈnaɪ/ verb (past tense and past participle denied, present participle denying, third person singular denies) [transitive]
[Word Family: verb: deny; noun: denial; adverb: undeniably; adjective: undeniable]
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French; Origin: denier, from Latin negare 'to deny']

1. SAY SOMETHING IS NOT TRUE to say that something is not true, or that you do not believe something ⇒ denial
deny (that)
I’ve never denied that there is a housing problem.
I can’t deny her remarks hurt me.
deny doing something
Two men have denied murdering a woman at a remote picnic spot.
strongly/vehemently/strenuously etc deny something
Jackson vehemently denied the allegations.
The government denied the existence of poverty among 16- and 17-year-olds.
deny a charge/allegation/claim
The men have denied charges of theft.

2. NOT ALLOW to refuse to allow someone to have or do something:
landowners who deny access to the countryside
deny somebody something
She could deny her son nothing.
deny something to somebody
This is the only country in Europe to deny cancer screening to its citizens.

3. there’s no denying (that/something) spoken used to say that it is very clear that something is true:
There’s no denying that this is an important event.

4. FEELINGS to refuse to admit that you are feeling something:
Emotions can become destructive if they are suppressed and denied.

5. deny yourself (something) to decide not to have something that you would like, especially for moral or religious reasons:
He denied himself all pleasures and luxuries.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. say sth is not true
ADV. emphatically, fiercely, firmly, hotly, strenuously, strongly, vehemently, vigorously Both women vehemently deny the charges against them.
angrily, indignantly | categorically, flatly He has categorically denied being involved in the fraud.
explicitly, expressly | implicitly | formally | publicly | immediately, promptly | simply If anyone accuses me I shall simply deny it.
consistently, repeatedly He has consistently denied murdering his estranged wife.
VERB + DENY cannot You can't deny that it seems a very attractive idea.
try to I know it was you I saw, so there's no use trying to deny it.
PHRASES no one could/would deny that No one would deny that there is a very great need for change.
there is no denying sth There is no denying the fact that she is an excellent scholar.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. refuse sb sth
ADV. cruelly They were cruelly denied victory by an injury-time strike from Owen.
effectively Children could be compelled to work on the farm, effectively denying them schooling.
PREP. to You cannot deny this opportunity to me.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


deny a charge/allegation
Officials denied allegations that torture was widespread.
deny any involvement in something
The chairman denied any involvement in the affair.
deny all knowledge of something
CIA officers denied all knowledge of the operation.
deny a fact
You can’t deny the fact that we made a mistake.
deny a rumour
Their chief executive denied rumours of the company’s decline.
deny a claim
Claims that money had been wasted were denied by the chairman of the committee.
deny the existence of something
The government has denied the existence of any political prisoners in the country.
deny any wrongdoing formal (=illegal or immoral behaviour)
The White House denied any wrongdoing.
strongly/firmly deny something
Reports of government corruption have been strongly denied.
vehemently/vigorously/strenuously deny something (=very strongly)
He vehemently denied that he had ever been to her house.
flatly/categorically deny something (=very definitely and directly)
In the interview, he flatly denied that charge.
hotly deny something (=in an angry or excited way)
She hotly denied ever having taken drugs.
repeatedly deny something
King has repeatedly denied being a gang member.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: He asked his parents to help him, but they denied.
GOOD: He asked his parents to help him, but they refused.
BAD: When she denied to wear the uniform, she was dismissed.
GOOD: When she refused to wear the uniform, she was dismissed.

Usage Note:
deny sth = say that it is not true: 'He has been accused of stealing a car, but he denies it.' 'Both companies denied that they had been discharging toxic waste.'
refuse (to do sth) = say that you will not do it: 'Employers are refusing to discuss a pay settlement until the staff return to work.' 'The students were told to leave the building, but they refused.'

BAD: She asked him if he had seen a little boy but he denied.
GOOD: She asked him if he had seen a little boy but he said he hadn't.

Usage Note:
You deny an accusation or claim (NOT a question): 'The accused denied both charges.' 'He denied being anywhere near the scene of the crime.'

BAD: She accused him of cheating but he denied.
GOOD: She accused him of cheating but he denied it.

Usage Note:
Deny is a transitive verb: 'He denied that he forged the signature.' 'He denied having forged the signature.' 'He denied it.'

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