declare untrue; contradict; "He denied the allegations"; "She denied that she had taken money"
refuse to accept or believe; "He denied his fatal illness"
refuse to recognize or acknowledge; "Peter denied Jesus"
deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit
refuse to let have; "She denies me every pleasure"; "he denies her her weekly allowance"
deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure; "She denied herself wine and spirits"
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"
offering little or no hope; "the future looked black"; "prospects were bleak"; "Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"- J.M.Synge; "took a dim view of things"
become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
make dim by comparison or conceal
lacking in light; not bright or harsh; "a dim light beside the bed"; "subdued lights and soft music"
make dim or lusterless; "Time had dimmed the silver"
made dim or less bright; "the dimmed houselights brought a hush of anticipation"; "dimmed headlights"; "we like dimmed lights when we have dinner"
become dim or lusterless; "the lights dimmed and the curtain rose"
slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some reall
immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint"
plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container; "He dipped into his pocket"
a gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms
immerse in a disinfectant solution; "dip the sheep"
a brief swim in water
place (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax
a candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow
dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"
a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; "a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"; "a dip in prices"; "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"
slope downwards; "Our property dips towards the river"
a brief immersion
appear to mo
command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"
a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"
deem wrong or inappropriate;
refuse entrance or membership; "
resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ;
the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality