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verb (used with object), denied, denying.
to state that (something declared or believed to be true) is not true:
to deny an accusation.
to refuse to agree or accede to:
to deny a petition.
to withhold the possession, use, or enjoyment of:
to deny access to secret information.
to withhold something from, or refuse to grant a request of:
to deny a beggar.
to refuse to recognize or acknowledge; disown; disavow; repudiate:
to deny one’s gods.
to withhold (someone) from accessibility to a visitor:
The secretary denied his employer to all those without appointments.
Obsolete. to refuse to take or accept.
deny oneself, to refrain from satisfying one’s desires or needs; practice self-denial.
verb (transitive) -nies, -nying, -nied
to declare (an assertion, statement, etc) to be untrue: he denied that he had killed her
to reject as false; refuse to accept or believe
to withhold; refuse to give
to refuse to fulfil the requests or expectations of: it is hard to deny a child
to refuse to acknowledge or recognize; disown; disavow: the baron denied his wicked son
to refuse (oneself) things desired


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