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synonyms for deny

  • ban
  • call on
  • contradict
  • oppose
  • rebuff
  • refuse
  • refute
  • reject
  • revoke
  • turn down
  • withhold
  • abjure
  • abnegate
  • begrudge
  • contravene
  • controvert
  • curb
  • disallow
  • disavow
  • disbelieve
  • discard
  • disclaim
  • discredit
  • disown
  • disprove
  • doubt
  • eschew
  • exclude
  • forbid
  • forgo
  • forsake
  • gainsay
  • negate
  • negative
  • nullify
  • rebut
  • recant
  • repudiate
  • restrain
  • sacrifice
  • spurn
  • taboo
  • veto
  • disacknowledge
  • enjoin from
  • hold back
  • keep back
  • not buy
  • say no to
  • take exception to
  • turn thumbs down
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antonyms for deny

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  • OK
  • accept
  • allow
  • approve
  • ratify
  • sanction
  • support
  • acknowledge
  • admit
  • agree
  • aid
  • assist
  • believe
  • claim
  • concur
  • credit
  • embrace
  • help
  • keep
  • permit
  • trust
  • validate
  • welcome
  • accede
  • affirm
  • concede
  • confess
  • corroborate
  • go along
  • grant
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How to use deny in a sentence

A Pentagon spokesperson didn’t deny Garrison’s pending appointment but said, “Bishop Garrison is not, as of right now, an employee of the DoD, so we will not comment on that.”
THE PENTAGON IS TAKING A MAJOR STEP TO DEAL WITH ITS DIVERSITY PROBLEMSALEX WARDFEBRUARY 12, 2021VOX
Snyder and Michael have denied any knowledge of the videos, copies of which were obtained by The Post.
FORMER CHEERLEADERS SETTLE WITH WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM AS PROGRAM’S FUTURE IS IN DOUBTBETH REINHARDFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Cuban denied to The Post a report from the Athletic, the first to break the story, that the organization had decided not to play “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the American Airlines Center moving forward.
THE DALLAS MAVERICKS WILL RESUME PLAYING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM BEFORE GAMESTIMOTHY BELLAFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Stebbins has denied any wrongdoing and has filed a wrongful termination suit against the agency.
UTILITY COMPANIES OWE MILLIONS TO THIS STATE REGULATORY AGENCY. THE PROBLEM? THE AGENCY CAN’T TRACK WHAT IT’S OWED.BY SCOTT MORRIS, BAY CITY NEWS FOUNDATIONFEBRUARY 10, 2021PROPUBLICA
Steve Schmidt, in a phone interview last week with the Blade, denied the Lincoln Project had “any knowledge of any misconduct by John Weaver” until January.
LINCOLN PROJECT’S AVOWED IGNORANCE OF WEAVER TEXTS UNDERCUT BY LEAKED COMMUNICATIONSCHRIS JOHNSONFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
In Monday’s motion for bond, Plofchan denied that his client a member of the Oath Keepers.
THE FEDS SAY HE’S AN EXTREMIST LEADER WHO DIRECTED RIOTERS. HE ALSO HAD TOP-SECRET CLEARANCE AND WORKED FOR THE FBI, ATTORNEY SAYS.KATIE SHEPHERDFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Courtney Abbott, an Alexandria-based attorney representing Tyto Athene, said the company denies any wrongdoing or liability in the case, but could not comment further on the pending litigation.
SHE REPORTED SEXUAL HARASSMENT BY A FORMER SUPERVISOR — AND WAS FIRED SOON AFTERSAMANTHA SCHMIDTFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
At School Without Walls at Francis Stevens elementary school, a first-grade teacher, whose request to remain virtual was denied, went on leave, according to parent Alicia Swenson O’Brien.
D.C. COMPLETES A WEEK OF IN-PERSON CLASSES: LOW ATTENDANCE, FRUSTRATED TEACHERS, CONFIDENT PRINCIPALS AND HAPPY STUDENTSPERRY STEINFEBRUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
López denied that the renaming initiative was a distraction from the reopening plan, which Superintendent Vincent Matthews told reporters clearly outlines the metrics that need to be in place before students reenter classrooms.
SAN FRANCISCO IS SUING ITS OWN SCHOOL DISTRICT IN A BID TO RESUME IN-PERSON CLASSESMARISA IATIFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In denying her race and her past, Clare has given up more than she intended.
REBECCA HALL'S PASSING IS A COMPLEX, MOVING STORY ABOUT RACIAL IDENTITY—AND A SUNDANCE STANDOUTSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKFEBRUARY 3, 2021TIME
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