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Overview of verb deny

The verb deny has 7 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (24) deny

(declare untrue; contradict; "He denied the allegations"; "She denied that she had taken money")

2. (20) deny

(refuse to accept or believe; "He denied his fatal illness")

3. (16) deny

(refuse to grant, as of a petition or request; "The dean denied the students' request for more physics courses"; "the prisoners were denied the right to exercise for more than 2 hours a day")

4. (15) deny, refuse

(refuse to let have; "She denies me every pleasure"; "he denies her her weekly allowance")

5. deny, abnegate

(deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure; "She denied herself wine and spirits")

6. traverse, deny

(deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit)

7. deny

(refuse to recognize or acknowledge; "Peter denied Jesus") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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