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de·ny

deny

 
 
pronunciation:
dih naI
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part of speech: verb
inflections: denies, denying, denied
definition 1: to say that something is not true.
She denied that she lost the necklace.
synonyms:
dispute
antonyms:
admit, claim, confess
similar words:
argue, disapprove, object, oppose, question, reject
definition 2: to say no to.
My boss denied my request for a raise.
synonyms:
refuse
similar words:
forbid, prohibit
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