deny

Verb
  1. Declare untrue;
    Contradict (synset 200818217)
    "He denied the allegations"; "She denied that she had taken money"
  2. Refuse to accept or believe (synset 200818664)
    "He denied his fatal illness"
  3. Refuse to grant, as of a petition or request (synset 202218972)
    "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 (synset 202217607)
    "She denies me every pleasure"; "he denies her her weekly allowance"
  5. Deny oneself (something);
    Restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure (synset 202217856)
    "She denied herself wine and spirits"
  6. Deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit (synset 201070402)
  7. Refuse to recognize or acknowledge (synset 200818828)
    "Peter denied Jesus"

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