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Definition of refuses

Refuse Re*fuse" (r?*f?z"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Refused (-f?zd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Refusing.] [F. refuser, either from (assumed) LL. refusare to refuse, v. freq. of L. refundere to pour back, give back, restore (see Refund to repay), or. fr. L. recusare to decline, refuse cf. Accuse, Ruse), influenced by L. refutare to drive back, repel, refute. Cf. Refute.] 1. To deny, as a request, demand, invitation, or command; to decline to do or grant. That never yet refused your hest. --Chaucer. 2. (Mil.) 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. 3. To decline to accept; to reject; to deny the request or petition of; as, to refuse a suitor. The cunning workman never doth refuse The meanest tool that he may chance to use. --Herbert. 4. To disown. [Obs.] ``Refuse thy name.' --Shak.
Refuse Re*fuse", v. i. To deny compliance; not to comply. Too proud to ask, too humble to refuse. --Garth. If ye refuse . . . ye shall be devoured with the sword. --Isa. i. 20.
Refuse Re*fuse", n. Refusal. [Obs.] --Fairfax.
Refuse Ref`use (r?f"?s;277), n. [F. refus refusal, also, that which is refused. See Refuse to deny.] That which is refused or rejected as useless; waste or worthless matter. Syn: Dregs; sediment; scum; recrement; dross.
Refuse Ref"use, a. Refused; rejected; hence; left as unworthy of acceptance; of no value; worthless. Everything that was vile and refuse, that they destroyed utterly. --1. Sam. xv. 9.

Meaning of refuses from wikipedia

- for the australian art exhibition, see salon des refusés (archibald). the salon des refusés, french for 'exhibition of rejects' (french pronunciation: ​[salɔ̃
- salon des refusés is a po****r australian art exhibition which shows some of the rejected submissions to the archibald prize, australia's most prestigious
- 'the lady refuses'. new york times. archived from the original on august 17, 2014. retrieved august 16, 2014.  'the lady refuses: technical details'
- salon des refusés is george pringle's debut album, released on 7 september 2009 by her own record label deth to fals metal records. demos for most of
- him in an examination room with a thermometer in his ****. after house refuses to apologize, tritter researches house's background and discovers his vicodin
- no. title length 1. 'stop hurting people'   3:55 2. 'the sea refuses no river' (pete townshend, alan rogan) 5:53 3. 'prelude' (pete townshend, andy newman)
- by agamemnon who admits she is finer than his own wife clytemnestra and refuses to allow her father, a priest of apollo, to ransom her. apollo then sends
- after he physically reprimanded his nephew luke (peters), but michael refuses to make toby's job easy. meanwhile, pam halpert (jenna fischer) attempts