Definition of Refuse. Meaning of Refuse. Synonyms of Refuse

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Definition of Refuse

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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

- value above zero. Examples include muni****l solid waste (household trash/refuse), hazardous waste, wastewater (such as sewage, which contains bodily wastes...
- Refused (also known as The Refused) is a Swedish punk rock band originating from Umeå and formed in 1991. Refused is composed of vocalist Dennis Lyxzén...
- Refuse Fascism is a U.S.-based political organization calling for the removal of the Trump administration. Refuse Fascism was formed by a group of leftists...
- The Refuse Act is a United States federal statute governing use of waterways. The Act, a section of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, prohibited "dumping...
- provided to residents and businesses and serviced by San Francisco's sole refuse hauler, Recology. The City's "Pay-As-You-Throw" system charges customers...
- emplo**** by a public or private enterprise to collect and remove waste (refuse) and recyclables from residential, commercial, industrial or other collection...
- "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...
- Refuse-derived fuel (RDF) is a fuel produced from various types of waste such as muni****l solid waste (MSW), industrial waste or commercial waste. The...
- bin van elsewhere. Technical names include waste collection vehicle and refuse collection vehicle. These trucks are a common sight in most urban areas...
- Angeles to persuade studio head Jack Woltz to give Johnny the part. Woltz refuses until he wakes up in bed with the severed head of his prized stallion....
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