Synonyms & Antonyms : Refuse





Refuse



( Verb )


They
refused me permission to enter the music festival.

Synonyms:

Veto

Renounce

Withhold

Decline

Exclude

Deny

Repudiate

Contextual Examples:

The Permanent Members of Security Council can
veto on decision taken by the General Assembly.

He has
renounced the world and become a Sanyasi.

His increments have been
withheld for three years as a penalty for negligence of duty.

He
declined to help his friend at the critical juncture.

Children under ten were
excluded from the film show.

Many women were
denied the opportunity of having a career.

He has
repudiated the charges of corruption leveled against him by the department.



Antonyms:

Acquiesce

Agree

Grant

Cede

Admit

Accede

Assent

Allow

Contextual Examples:

The management had to
acquiesce to the demands of the workers to avoid a strike.

They had to
agree to a 20% raise on each salary.

The workers were also
granted a 20% annual bonus.

The government had to intervene to make the management
accede to the demands of the workers.


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