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Meaning of deny

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      v 1: declare untrue; contradict; "He denied the allegations";
           "She denied that she had taken money" [ant: {acknowledge},
      2: refuse to accept or believe; "He denied his fatal illness"
      3: 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: refuse to let have; "She denies me every pleasure"; "he
         denies her her weekly allowance" [syn: {deny}, {refuse}]
         [ant: {allow}, {grant}]
      5: deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging
         in some pleasure; "She denied herself wine and spirits" [syn:
         {deny}, {abnegate}]
      6: deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party)
         in a legal suit [syn: {traverse}, {deny}]
      7: refuse to recognize or acknowledge; "Peter denied Jesus"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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