deny
verb.
declare untrue; contradict
He denied the allegations|She denied that she had taken money
verb.
refuse to accept or believe
He denied his fatal illness
verb.
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
verb.
refuse to let have
She denies me every pleasure|he denies her her weekly allowance
Synonym: refuse
verb.
deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure
She denied herself wine and spirits
Synonym: abnegate
verb.
deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit
Synonym: traverse
verb.
refuse to recognize or acknowledge
Peter denied Jesus
Antonym: admit, allow