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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·ny /dɪˈnaɪ, di-/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·ny v. t. [imp. & p. p. Denied p. pr. & vb. n. Denying.]
 1. To declare not to be true; to gainsay; to contradict; -- opposed to affirm, allow, or admit.
 Note:We deny what another says, or we deny the truth of an assertion, the force of it, or the assertion itself.
 2. To refuse (to do something or to accept something); to reject; to decline; to renounce. [Obs.] “If you deny to dance.”
 3. To refuse to grant; to withhold; to refuse to gratify or yield to; as, to deny a request.
 Who finds not Providence all good and wise,
 Alike in what it gives, and what denies?   --Pope.
    To some men, it is more agreeable to deny a vicious inclination, than to gratify it.   --J. Edwards.
 4. To disclaim connection with, responsibility for, and the like; to refuse to acknowledge; to disown; to abjure; to disavow.
    The falsehood of denying his opinion.   --Bancroft.
    Thou thrice denied, yet thrice beloved.   --Keble.
 To deny one's self, to decline the gratification of appetites or desires; to practice self-denial.
    Let him deny himself, and take up his cross.   --Matt. xvi. 24.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·ny, v. i. To answer in ░░░ negative; to declare an assertion not to be true.
    Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid.   --Gen. xviii. 15.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: declare untrue; contradict; "He denied the allegations";
           "She denied that she had taken money" [ant: admit]
      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: refuse] [ant: allow]
      5: deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from
         indulging in some pleasure; "She denied herself wine and
         spirits" [syn: abnegate]
      6: deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party)
         in a legal suit [syn: traverse]
      7: refuse to recognize or acknowledge; "Peter denied Jesus"
      [also: denied]