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Synonyms for deny

Synonyms for deny

to refuse to admit the truth, reality, value, or worth of

to be unwilling to grant

to refuse to recognize or acknowledge

Synonyms for deny

refuse to accept or believe

refuse to grant, as of a petition or request

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refuse to let have

deny oneself (something)

deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit

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refuse to recognize or acknowledge

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Denying communion to pro-choice politicians may be only part of a more extensive approach to persuading politicians to fail in line with church teachings.
These cases make clear that when a record of proceedings before a zoning board contains "substantial" evidence in favor of granting an application or "substantial" evidence in favor of denying an application, the board's determination, whatever it may be, should not be disturbed by a reviewing court even if the court itself would have reached a contrary determination based on the evidence.
Erickson(4) by ruling that the Due Process Clause does not preclude a law enforcement agency from sanctioning employees for falsely denying alleged employment-related misconduct.
Denying certain services or benefits -- for example, withholding physical therapy or certain types of durable medical equipment from individuals who need them -- may achieve short-run savings at the expense of more costly problems in the long run.
Although denying a business deduction for interest paid on tax underpayments would exact real, permanent, and deleterious cost from taxpayers, the proposal would increase government revenues in the first fiscal year primarily by virtue of its pre-effective date, in terrorem consequences and, thus, represents little more than a "quick fix" budget gimmick.
commenting on the decision said, "We are pleased with the order issued by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and hope the order denying Mr.
The previous language, instituted by the Clinton administration, stated that sexual orientation "may not be used as a basis" for denying clearance.
Should the Church and bishops also consider denying Communion to Catholic politicians who contravene Church teaching if they do not strive to legally ban the sale of contraceptives or ban prostitution entirely?
Broughton also contended that the trial court abused its discretion in denying his motion for a mistrial and motion for a new trial, both based on a detective's reference to the three strikes law.
The IRS may consider the following factors in allowing or denying relief: whether (1) the taxpayer would suffer economic hardship if the request were denied, (2) the taxpayer knew or had reason to know of the item giving rise to the deficiency, (3) the deficiency is attributable to a nonrequesting spouse and (4) either spouse has a legal obligation under a divorce decree or agreement to pay the outstanding liability.
These "may include housing the inmate in administrative detention" (another term for isolation) and denying that inmate "correspondence, visiting, interviews with representatives of the news media, and use of the telephone, as is reasonably necessary to prevent the disclosure of classified information.
The defensive team is applying tight man-to-man pressure, denying all passes.
The Christian Coalition has filed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service, charging that the federal tax agency discriminated against the group by denying its application for permanent tax-exempt status last year.
What possible justification can there be for denying this basic civil right to a few million same-sex American couples?
Clearly defining and documenting your reasons for accepting or denying an applicant can drastically reduce the risk you take in evaluating an application.