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Definition of refuses
RefuseRefuse 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.
RefuseRefuse 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
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.
Meaning of refuse from wikipedia
- examples include
muni****l solid waste
(household trash/refuse), hazardous waste
(such as sewage
, which contains bodily
- and black
for landfill-bound materials
by san francisco's sole refuse
- the ****anese ministry
of health, labour
and welfare defines hikikomori
to leave their house
and, thus, isolate
- transfer station
(waste management) transfer station
(transportation), an interchange station transfer station
(hudson county), a section
- the biowaste
, other kinds
of waste produced
2013 human waste
is a waste
used to refer
- auto yes , date december
2009 the waste management facilities
, rail transfer stations
, interchange station
file:mavis valley transfer
- refuse/resist is sepultura
ep , released
in 1994. the title
song, also included
as a single
off the album chaos
a.d., is one of
& resist. 'r&r!') was a human rights activist group founded
in new york city in 1987 by emile
, dore ashton, dennis
- refuse-derived fuel (rdf) or solid recovered
fuel/ specified recovered
fuel (srf) is a fuel produced
and dehydrating solid
to bend (17 march
2000 – 10 february
2012) was thoroughbred racehorse
and sire . background: refuse
to bend was a chetnut horse