verb (used with object), de·nied, de·ny·ing.
Origin of deny
Examples from the Web for denied
When I put their allegations to Epstein, he denied them and went into overdrive.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Denied parole nine straight times, he insists he is innocent of the crime for which he was convicted.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Undeterred by the snub in November, and denied a visa to Italy, Agca made plans for clandestine travel to Vatican City.
But LGBT people can still be fired or denied housing in 29 states.State of LGBT Rights: Married on Sunday, but Fired on Monday|Gene Robinson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While difficult to estimate exact numbers, thousands of Americans die every year because of delayed or denied claims.
He denied that he was party to the attempt, and paid the necessary fee to the Hanaper for his pardon.William de Colchester|Ernest Harold Pearce
It will not be denied that the presence of locusts in force constitutes a terrible plague.
We were fools, he said, to be denied food and smoke by the foreigner.White Shadows in the South Seas|Frederick O'Brien
I thought of Aristotle, who denied the existence of a mule because it was neither a horse nor an ass.A Preface to Politics|Walter Lippmann
The water is rank, putrid, evil-smelling; but the fierce, mad craving for drink is not to be denied.Norman Ten Hundred|A. Stanley Blicq
British Dictionary definitions for denied
verb -nies, -nying or -nied (tr)
Word Origin for deny
Word Origin and History for denied
early 14c., from Old French denoiir "deny, repudiate, withhold," from Latin denegare "to deny, reject, refuse" (source of Italian dinegarre, Spanish denegar), from de- "away" (see de-) + negare "refuse, say 'no,' " from Old Latin nec "not," from Italic base *nek- "not," from PIE root *ne- "no, not" (see un-). Related: Denied; denying.