refuse to admit

refuse to admit
index contest, deny (contradict), disaccord, disavow, disbelieve, disown (deny the validity), dissent (withhold assent), exclude, gainsay, ignore

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  • admit — ad|mit W1S2 [ədˈmıt] v past tense and past participle admitted present participle admitting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(accept truth)¦ 2¦(accept blame)¦ 3¦(allow to enter)¦ 4¦(allow to join)¦ 5¦(hospital)¦ 6 admit defeat 7 admit evidence …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • admit — [v1] allow entry or use accept, be big on*, bless, buy, concede, enter, entertain, give access, give the nod*, give thumbs up*, grant, harbor, house, initiate, introduce, let, let in, lodge, okay, permit, receive, shelter, sign*, sign off on*,… …   New thesaurus

  • admit — verb ADVERB ▪ freely, readily ▪ He freely admitted that he had taken bribes. ▪ frankly, honestly ▪ openly ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • admit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. let in; induct, matriculate; concede, acknowledge; receive, allow, fess or own up (inf.). See disclosure, receiving, permission. Ant., deny, refuse, repel. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To grant entrance] …   English dictionary for students

  • refuse — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. trash, truck, rubbish, waste, leavings, garbage. See uselessness. v. See refusal. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. rubbish, litter, waste, leavings; see trash 1 , 3 . v. Syn. decline, reject, repudiate, deny,… …   English dictionary for students

  • not admit — Synonyms and related words: abjure, assert the contrary, belie, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert, counter, cross, deny, disaffirm, disallow, disavow, disbelieve, disclaim, discredit, disown, disprove, dispute, forswear, gag on, gainsay …   Moby Thesaurus

  • deny — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. contradict, negate; refuse, withhold; doubt, reject; oppose, protest; renounce, doom. See negation, refusal, rejection. Ant., acknowledge, admit. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. contradict, dispute,… …   English dictionary for students

  • deny — de·ny vt de·nied, de·ny·ing 1: to declare untrue a party...shall admit or deny the averments Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 8(b) compare avoid 2: to refuse to grant denied the moti …   Law dictionary

  • Labour Unions (Moral Aspects) —     Labour Unions (Moral Aspects)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Labour Unions (Moral Aspects)     Since a labour union is a society, its moral aspects are determined by its constitution, its end, its results, and the means employed in pursuit of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • disavow — I verb abnegate, back down, back out, call back, declare not to be true, decline, deny, deny absolutely, deny connection with, deny emphatically, deny entirely, deny peremptorily, deny responsibility for, deny wholly, diffiteri, disaffirm,… …   Law dictionary

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