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One entry found for deny.
Entry Word: deny
Function: verb
Text: 1 to declare not to be true <the congressman denied all charges of wrongdoing>
Synonyms contradict, disallow, disavow, disclaim, gainsay, negate, negative, reject, repudiate
Related Words disown, renounce; challenge, confute, disprove, rebut, refute; disagree (with), dispute
Near Antonyms accept, adopt, embrace, espouse; affirm, announce, assert, aver, claim, declare, maintain, profess, submit; authenticate, corroborate, substantiate, validate, verify
Antonyms acknowledge, admit, allow, avow, concede, confirm, own
2 to be unwilling to grant <he denied access to the top secret files to the nosy reporters>
Synonyms decline, disallow, refuse, reject, withhold
Related Words rebuff, repel, spurn; check, constrain, hold, keep, restrain, restrict
Near Antonyms afford, furnish, give, provide, supply
Antonyms allow, concede, grant, let, permit