/ dI5naI; dI`naI/ v (pt, pp denied)
[Tn, Tf, Tnt, Tg] say that (sth) is not true 否认, 否定(某事): deny a statement, a claim, an accusation, a charge, etc 否认一个说法﹑ 否定某人声称的事﹑ 否认一项指责﹑ 否认一项指控 * deny that sth is true 否定某事属实 * (fml 文) She denied this to be the case. 她不承认情况是这样. * He denied knowing anything about it. 他否认知道此事. * He denied that he was involved. 他否认与己有关. * There is no denying the fact that..., ie Everyone must admit that... 无可否认.... Cf 参看 affirm.
[Dn.n, Dn.pr] ~ sth (to sb) refuse to give sb, or prevent sb from having, (sth asked for or wanted) 拒不给予某人(所求或所需之物); 阻止某人获得(所求或所需之物): He gave to his friends what he denied to his family. 他宁可赠予朋友也不给家里人. * She was angry at being denied the opportunity to see me. 因不准她见我, 她非常生气. * He denies himself nothing. 他对自己极为放纵.
[Tn] say that one knows nothing about (sth); refuse to acknowledge; disown 声称对(某事)毫无所知; 拒绝承认; 否认与己有关: He denied any knowledge of their plans, ie claimed to know nothing about them. 他声称对他们的计划一无所知. * (fml 文) He denied the signature, ie said that it was not his. 他拒不承认这是他的签字.