verb (used with object), de·nied, de·ny·ing.
Origin of deny
Examples from the Web for denying
With its growing ubiquity, there is no denying the influence of the sharing economy this holiday.
And there is no denying that Fisher plays a lot of Asteroids.
Now he says they agreed to work together on ISIS—and Russia is denying it.U.S. and Russia Can’t Agree on Whether They Agreed to Coordinate on ISIS|Josh Rogin|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Calpito took to Twitter to to make as nice as possible—while not denying that much.
He quoted from a Politico article noting that Democrats are talking impeachment up while Republicans are denying it.
Now there was no denying that the Ground Hog was getting too stout to look well, and people thought he would be angry at this.Among the Forest People|Clara Dillingham Pierson
You cannot justify by denying the truth of the Christian religion.The Battle of The Press|Theophila Carlile Campbell
Whereupon we are accused of denying the beans, or denying being in anyway constrained by them!The Letters of William James, Vol. II|William James
The invitation is a selfish one on my part; I'm not denying that.The Enemies of Women|Vicente Blasco Ibez
His reason for denying the name to them is his profound belief that it belonged to true Christians.Expositions of Holy Scripture|Alexander Maclaren
British Dictionary definitions for denying
verb -nies, -nying or -nied (tr)
Word Origin for deny
Word Origin and History for denying
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.