Type: verb

Definitions: (verb) If you deny somebody something, you stop them from having or doing it. (verb) If you deny something, you say it didn’t happen or isn’t true.

Examples: (verb) You shouldn’t deny yourself rest if you have worked all day without a break. (verb) There can be no denying that the cobra is an extremely dangerous animal. (verb) We should not deny the damage that smoking does to our health.

Synonyms: verbs: disagree, contradict, reject. refuse, withhold.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 7 B