• Refusing Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Refuse
• Refuse Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Refused; rejected; hence; left as unworthy of acceptance; of no value; worthless.
- (n.) That which is refused or rejected as useless; waste or worthless matter.
- (v. t.) To deny, as a request, demand, invitation, or command; to decline to do or grant.
- (v. t.) To decline to accept; to reject; to deny the request or petition of; as, to refuse a suitor.
- (v. t.) To disown.
- (v. t.) 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.
- (n.) Refusal.
- (v. i.) To deny compliance; not to comply.