Definition Of denies


refuse to give or grant (something requested or desired) to (someone).

the inquiry was denied access to intelligence sources

state that one refuses to admit the truth or existence of.

they deny any responsibility for the tragedy

Example Of denies

  • A federal prosecutor has denied that contention.

  • A spokesman for the Chief Executive's office denied that Wednesday was a date offered to the party, saying it was only chosen by the party.

  • A spokesman for the immigration and naturalisation service, Kerry Gill, denied that publicity influenced handling of the case.

  • Although he denied a desire ‘for any larger command,’ there was no doubt that he had himself in mind for overall command.

  • And in Juliet we find a Chinoy woman, who in her desire to conform to social expectations, denies herself choices and voice.

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