Definitions of refuse

  1. To decline to accept; not to comply.
  2. To decline to take; be unwilling to receive; as, to refuse a gift; to decline to do or grant; deny; as, to refuse a demand or request; decline to have put upon one; as, to refuse a responsibility.
  3. To fuse again.
  4. To deny, as a request, demand, invitation, or command; to decline to do or grant.
  5. To decline to accept; to reject; to deny the request or petition of; as, to refuse a suitor.
  6. To throw back, or cause to keep back ( as the center, a wing, or a flank), out of the regular aligment when troops ar about to engage the enemy; as, to refuse the right wing while the left wing attacks.
  7. To reject: to deny, as a request, etc.
  8. To decline acceptance: not to comply.
  9. elude, esp. in a baffling way; " This behavior defies explanation"
  10. refuse entrance or membership; " They turned away hundreds of fans"; " Black people were often rejected by country clubs"
  11. To deny a request or command; to decline to accept what is offered; to reject.
  12. To deny, as a request, an invitation, or a demand; to decline to do or accept; to reject.
  13. show unwillingness towards; " he declined to join the group on a hike"
  14. elude, especially in a baffling way; " This behavior defies explanation"
  15. resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ; " His body rejected the liver of the donor"
  16. That which is refused or rejected as useless; waste or worthless matter.
  17. Worthless matter; trash; rubbish.
  18. That which is rejected or left as worthless: dross.
  19. Rejected or worthless matter.
  20. To deny; reject; decline to accept or comply.
  21. Anything worthless; rubbish.
  22. That which is refused or rejected as useless; waste matter.
  23. Refused; rejected; hence; left as unworthy of acceptance; of no value; worthless.
  24. Rejected; worthless.
  25. Refused: worthless.
  26. Rejected as worthless.
  27. Refused; rejected; worthless.
  28. Rejected; worthless; of no value.
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