deny categorically

deny categorically
emphatically disclaim, declare to be absolutely untrue

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • deny — v. 1) to deny categorically, emphatically, fervently, flatly, strongly, vehemently 2) (A; usu. used without to) he denies himself nothing; they were denied admittance; to deny smb. bail; Everton s defence denied Liverpool the winning goal; he… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • deny — /dI naI/ verb (T) 1 SAY STH IS UNTRUE to say that something someone has said about you is not true: I saw you, so don t try to deny it! | deny (that): Do you deny that this is your writing? | I can t deny her remarks hurt me. | deny doing sth: He …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • deny — verb 1 say sth is not true ADVERB ▪ adamantly, emphatically, fiercely, firmly, hotly, steadfastly (esp. AmE), strenuously, strongly, vehemently, vigorou …   Collocations dictionary

  • deny */*/*/ — UK [dɪˈnaɪ] / US verb [transitive] Word forms deny : present tense I/you/we/they deny he/she/it denies present participle denying past tense denied past participle denied 1) a) to say that you did not do something that someone has accused you of… …   English dictionary

  • deny — de|ny [ dı naı ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to say that you did not do something that someone has accused you of doing: deny (that): A spokesman denied that the company had acted irresponsibly. deny (doing) something: He still denies murdering his… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • categorically — cat|e|gor|i|cally [ˌkætıˈgɔrıkli US ˈgo:, ˈga: ] adv in such a sure and certain way that there is no doubt categorically deny/refuse etc sth ▪ He has categorically denied his guilt all along. ▪ Are you prepared to state categorically that her… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • categorically — adverb in such a sure and certain way that there is no doubt: categorically deny/refuse etc: Forbes has categorically denied his guilt all along …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • categorically — adv. Categorically is used with these verbs: ↑deny, ↑refuse, ↑reject, ↑rule, ↑state …   Collocations dictionary

  • Monarchians — • The so called Dynamic Monarchians were actually a form of adoptionism. Monarchianism, properly speaking, refers to the Modalists. Denial of the Trinity, assertion that there is only one Divine Person, who appears in three different roles.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • contradict — con•tra•dict [[t]ˌkɒn trəˈdɪkt[/t]] v. t. 1) to assert the contrary or opposite of; deny categorically 2) to speak contrary to the assertions of: to contradict oneself[/ex] 3) to imply a denial of: His way of life contradicts his principles[/ex]… …   From formal English to slang

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