deny

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈnaɪ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈnaɪ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di nī)


Inflections of 'deny' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
denies
v 3rd person singular
denying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
denied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
denied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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deny

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. deny the [facts, science]
  2. deny the [allegations, accusations]
  3. (has) denied [allegations, rumors] that
  4. forced to deny [reports, rumors] of
  5. forced to deny rumors that
  6. deny (any) [involvement, participation] (in)
  7. (has) denied responsibility
  8. denied all knowledge (of)
  9. deny [stealing, saying, making]
  10. (has) denied that she [knew, was, had]
  11. (refused) to confirm or deny [whether, rumors]
  12. I can't deny [it, that, the fact that]
  13. deny others the [opportunity, ability, freedom] to
  14. deny yourself the [opportunity, chance] to
  15. denied the [right, freedom] to
  16. deny the [application, applicant]
  17. the [university] denied him
  18. denied acceptance to the [university, school]
  19. denied him at the [door, gate, entrance]
  20. denied (victory) [in the end, in the last minute]
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