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Definition of refuses

Refuse
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.
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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.
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Refuse Re*fuse", n. Refusal. [Obs.] --Fairfax.
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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.
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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 refuse from wikipedia

- are recyclable). examples include muni****l solid waste (household trash/refuse), hazardous waste, wastewater (such as sewage, which contains bodily wastes
- 'i refuse to lose' is a song recorded by james brown. released as a single in 1976, it charted #47 r&b. it also appeared on the album get up offa that
- green waste is biodegradable waste that can be composed of garden or park waste, such as gr**** or flower cuttings and hedge trimmings, as well as domestic
- refuse to bend (17 march 2000 – 10 february 2012) was thoroughbred racehorse and sire. refuse to bend was a bay horse with a white star and white socks
- refuse/resist is sepultura's third ep, released in 1994. the title song, also included as a single off the album chaos a.d., is one of the band's best-known
- 'how can i refuse' is a song recorded by the rock band heart. it was released in 1983 as the first single from the band's seventh studio album p****ionworks
- waste collection is a part of the process of waste management. it is the transfer of solid waste from the point of use and disposal to the point of treatment
- bin van elsewhere. technical names include waste collection vehicle and refuse collection vehicle. these trucks are a common sight in most urban areas
- individuals receiving social welfare have their aid decreased if they refuse the offer of work or education. robert goodin criticised workfare programmes