reject as untrue

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  • disbelieve — I verb be doubtful, be incredulous, be skeptical, be unconvinced, challenge, consider implausible, consider not to be true, consider unproven, consider untrue, discredit, dispute, distrust, doubt, give no credence to, give no credit to, harbor… …   Law dictionary

  • Apostasy in Islam — (Arabic: ارتداد, irtidād or ridda‎) is commonly defined in Islam as the rejection in word or deed of one s former religion (apostasy) by a person who was previously a follower of Islam. The Qur an itself does not prescribe any earthly punishment… …   Wikipedia

  • repudiate — transitive verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: Latin repudiatus, past participle of repudiare, from repudium rejection of a prospective spouse, divorce, probably from re + pudēre to shame Date: 1545 1. to divorce or separate formally from (a woman) 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Book of Daniel —     Book of Daniel     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Book of Daniel     In the Hebrew Bible, and in most recent Protestant (Protestantism) versions, the Book of Daniel is limited to its proto canonical portions. In the Septuagint, the Vulgate, and… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • disallow — [dis΄ə lou′] vt. [ME disalouen < Anglo Fr desalouer, to blame, disapprove of: see DIS & ALLOW] to refuse to allow; reject as untrue, invalid, or illegal disallowance n …   English World dictionary

  • disbelieve — [dis΄bə lēv′, dis′bə lēv′] vt. disbelieved, disbelieving to refuse to believe; reject as untrue vi. to refuse to believe (in) disbeliever n …   English World dictionary

  • discredit — [dis kred′it] vt. 1. to reject as untrue; disbelieve 2. to be a reason for disbelieving or distrusting; cast doubt on [their earlier lies discredit anything they may say] 3. to damage the credit or reputation of; disgrace n. 1. absence or loss of …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • forswear — for·swear /fōr swar/ vb swore / swōr/, sworn, / swōrn/, swear·ing vt 1: to reject, renounce, or deny under oath 2: to renounce earnestly vi: to swear falsely: commit false swearing …   Law dictionary

  • mathematics, philosophy of — Branch of philosophy concerned with the epistemology and ontology of mathematics. Early in the 20th century, three main schools of thought called logicism, formalism, and intuitionism arose to account for and resolve the crisis in the foundations …   Universalium

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