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1. deny

verb. ['dɪˈnaɪ'] declare untrue; contradict.

Synonyms

  • repudiate
  • contradict
  • disavow
  • contravene
  • disclaim

Antonyms

  • admit
  • avow
  • derestrict
  • exclude

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Rhymes with Deny

  • adl-tabatabai
  • dwi
  • oversupply
  • standby
  • semidry
  • resupply
  • private-eye
  • misapply
  • isty
  • drip-dry
  • cspi
  • whereby
  • underly
  • underlie
  • overfly
  • mistry
  • mcfly
  • lxi
  • drive-by
  • comply
  • versailles
  • thereby
  • switaj
  • supply
  • sundai
  • sri
  • shanghai
  • sci
  • retry
  • reply

How do you pronounce deny?

Pronounce deny as dɪˈnaɪ.

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How to spell deny? Is it deney? Or deniy? Common misspellings are:

  • deney
  • deniy

Sentences with deny


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Many insurance policies have clauses that deny coverage if you drive recklessly.

2. Verb, base form
If you file a claim for a broken dishwasher with your insurance company, it will deny your claim.

Quotes about deny


1. You know, Minister, I disagree with Dumbledore on many counts...but you cannot deny he's got style...
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

2. Because you are beautiful. I enjoy looking at beautiful people, and I decided a while ago not to deny myself the simpler pleasures of existence
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

3. People who deny the existence of dragons are often eaten by dragons. From within.
- Ursula K. Le Guin, The Wave in the Mind: Talks & Essays on the Writer, the Reader & the Imagination

2. deny

verb. ['dɪˈnaɪ'] refuse to accept or believe.

Synonyms

  • disown
  • renounce
  • abnegate

Antonyms

  • louden
  • inactivity
  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint

3. deny

verb. ['dɪˈnaɪ'] refuse to let have.

Synonyms

  • refuse
  • hold on
  • keep
  • abnegate
  • keep back

Antonyms

  • allow
  • differ
  • disagree
  • activity

4. deny

verb. ['dɪˈnaɪ'] refuse to grant, as of a petition or request.

Synonyms

  • keep back

Antonyms

  • accept
  • honor

5. deny

verb. ['dɪˈnaɪ'] refuse to recognize or acknowledge.

Antonyms

  • indiscipline

6. deny

verb. ['dɪˈnaɪ'] deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit.

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness

7. deny

verb. ['dɪˈnaɪ'] deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure.

Synonyms

  • contain
  • curb
  • control
  • check
  • refuse
  • moderate
  • abnegate
  • hold

Antonyms

  • activeness
  • start
  • stay
  • obey
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