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Definition of Refuse
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
- value above
zero. Examples include
muni****l solid waste
(such as sewage, which contains bodily
as The Refused
) is a Swedish hardcore
punk band originating
from Umeå and formed
in 1991. Refused
of vocalist Dennis
- The Refuse
Act is a United States federal statute governing
use of waterways. The Act, a section
of the Rivers
Act of 1899, prohibited
/Resist is Sepultura's fourth
in 1993. The title
song, also included
as a single
off the album Chaos
A.D., is one of the band's...
- Refuse Fascism
is a U.S.-based political organization calling
for the removal
of the Trump
administration. Refuse Fascism
by a group
-derived fuel (RDF) is a fuel produced
from various types
such as muni****l solid waste
(MSW), industrial waste
by San Francisco's sole refuse
hauler, Recology. The City's "Pay-As-You-Throw" system charges
- emplo**** by a public
or private enterprise
) and recyclables
from residential, commercial, industrial
to persuade studio
head Jack Woltz
to give Johnny
the part. Woltz refuses until
up in bed with the severed
head of his prized
- "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
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