denied Definition

  • 1refused to give or grant something requested or desired
  • 2stated that something is not true or does not exist

Using denied: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "denied" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The company denied any wrongdoing.

  • Example

    He was denied entry into the club because he wasn't a member.

  • Example

    The request for additional funding was denied.

  • Example

    She denied stealing the money.

denied Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with denied

  • to refuse oneself something that one desires or needs


    She denied herself the pleasure of eating sweets in order to lose weight.

  • to refuse someone entry or admission to a place or thing


    The bouncer denied access to the club to anyone who didn't have a valid ID.

  • to state that the accusations made against oneself are not true


    The politician denied the allegations of corruption and promised to clear his name.


Summary: denied in Brief

The verb 'denied' [dɪˈnaɪd] means to refuse or reject something requested or desired, or to state that something is not true or does not exist. It can be used in various contexts, such as legal, social, or personal situations, as in 'The company denied any wrongdoing.' 'Deny' also appears in phrases like 'deny oneself,' meaning to refuse oneself something, and 'deny access,' meaning to refuse entry or admission.