negar


negar
v.
1 to deny.
niega haber tenido nada que ver con el robo he denies having had anything to do with the robbery
no voy a negar que la idea me atrae I won't deny that the idea appeals to me
Ella negó los cargos She denied the charges.
Ella negó haber robado She denied stealing.
Ella negó los permisos She denied the permits.
Ricardo negó una y otra vez Richard denied over and over again.
2 to refuse, to deny.
negarle algo a alguien to refuse o deny somebody something
nos negaron la entrada a la fiesta they refused to let us into the party, they wouldn't let us into the party
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negar
Conjugation model [REGAR], like {{link=regar}}regar
verbo transitivo
1 (rechazar) to deny
lo negó rotundamente she denied it categorically
2 (no conceder) to refuse
verbo pronominal negarse
1 to refuse (a, to)
se negó a devolverme el dinero he refused to give me my money back
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FRASEOLOGÍA
negar con la cabeza to shake one's head
negar la entrada a alguien to refuse entrance to somebody, not let somebody in
negarse a sí mismo,-a to deny oneself
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verb
1) to deny
2) refuse
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1. VT
1) (=desmentir) to deny

niega haber robado los documentos — he denies having stolen the documents

el ministro ha negado todas las acusaciones — the minister has denied all the accusations

no me negarás que ha valido la pena — you can't deny it's been worth it

negó que lo hubieran despedido — he denied that they had sacked him, he denied having been sacked

2) (=rehusar) to refuse, deny (a to)

le negaron el paso por la frontera — they refused to let him cross the border

nos negaron la entrada al edificio — we were refused o denied entry to the building

negar el saludo a algn — to blank sb *, snub sb *

negar la mano a algn — to refuse to shake hands with sb

3) frm [+ persona] to disown

negó a su hija — he disowned his daughter

2.
VI

negar con la cabeza — to shake one's head

3.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
1) <acusación/rumor> to deny

no puedo negarlo — I can't deny it

negó que la Tierra fuera plana — he disputed the idea that the earth was flat

negar + inf — to deny -ing

niega habértelo dicho — she denies having told you

2) (no conceder) (+ me/te/le etc) to refuse

les negaron la entrada — they were refused entry

sigue negándome el saludo — he still refuses to say hello to me

3) <persona> to disown

su madre lo negó — his mother disowned him

lo negó tres veces — (Bib) he denied Him three times

2.
negar vi

negar con la cabeza — to shake one's head

3.
negarsev pron
1) (rehusar) to refuse

negarse a + inf — to refuse to + inf

negarse a que + subj: se negó a que llamáramos un taxi — he refused to let us call a taxi

2) (refl) <placeres/lujos> to deny oneself
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= deny, negate, gainsay, disavow, repudiate, contest, withhold.
Nota: Verbo irregular: pasado y participio withheld.
Ex. Borrower records may be marked so that charge-out privileges will be denied except when special permission from the librarian is given.
Ex. Thus excessive delays in the availability of cataloguing records from the central agency will negate much of the value of a central service.
Ex. We could even agree that no one in our experience is terribly interested in knowing about all of the works of an author, and this would not gainsay the value of consistent author entry.
Ex. Feminists disavow biology & biologists who reduce human biology to anatomy.
Ex. The author attempts to repudiate Cherniavsky's argument to show that machine intelligence cannot equal human intelligence.
Ex. Unfortunately I have not been able to find another survey which incorporates data which would support or contest the conclusions of the Luton survey.
Ex. It was agreed to withhold supplies from booksellers who offered new books at a discount greater than the 10 per cent usually allowed for cash.
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* negar la entrada = turn + Nombre + away.
* negarse = refuse, baulk at [balk at].
* negarse a = resist.
* negarse a aceptar = disavow.
* negarse a hacer un pedido a = withhold + supply from.
* negarse a + Infinitivo = won't + Verbo.
* negarse rotundamente = baulk at [balk at].
* negar tener relación con = disclaim + connection with.
* negar una hipótesis = negate + hypothesis.
* negar un rumor = scoff at + the idea.
* no poderse negar que = there + be + no denying that.
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1.
verbo transitivo
1) <acusación/rumor> to deny

no puedo negarlo — I can't deny it

negó que la Tierra fuera plana — he disputed the idea that the earth was flat

negar + inf — to deny -ing

niega habértelo dicho — she denies having told you

2) (no conceder) (+ me/te/le etc) to refuse

les negaron la entrada — they were refused entry

sigue negándome el saludo — he still refuses to say hello to me

3) <persona> to disown

su madre lo negó — his mother disowned him

lo negó tres veces — (Bib) he denied Him three times

2.
negar vi

negar con la cabeza — to shake one's head

3.
negarsev pron
1) (rehusar) to refuse

negarse a + inf — to refuse to + inf

negarse a que + subj: se negó a que llamáramos un taxi — he refused to let us call a taxi

2) (refl) <placeres/lujos> to deny oneself
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= deny, negate, gainsay, disavow, repudiate, contest, withhold.
Nota: Verbo irregular: pasado y participio withheld.

Ex: Borrower records may be marked so that charge-out privileges will be denied except when special permission from the librarian is given.

Ex: Thus excessive delays in the availability of cataloguing records from the central agency will negate much of the value of a central service.
Ex: We could even agree that no one in our experience is terribly interested in knowing about all of the works of an author, and this would not gainsay the value of consistent author entry.
Ex: Feminists disavow biology & biologists who reduce human biology to anatomy.
Ex: The author attempts to repudiate Cherniavsky's argument to show that machine intelligence cannot equal human intelligence.
Ex: Unfortunately I have not been able to find another survey which incorporates data which would support or contest the conclusions of the Luton survey.
Ex: It was agreed to withhold supplies from booksellers who offered new books at a discount greater than the 10 per cent usually allowed for cash.
* negar la entrada = turn + Nombre + away.
* negarse = refuse, baulk at [balk at].
* negarse a = resist.
* negarse a aceptar = disavow.
* negarse a hacer un pedido a = withhold + supply from.
* negarse a + Infinitivo = won't + Verbo.
* negarse rotundamente = baulk at [balk at].
* negar tener relación con = disclaim + connection with.
* negar una hipótesis = negate + hypothesis.
* negar un rumor = scoff at + the idea.
* no poderse negar que = there + be + no denying that.

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negar [A7 ]
vt
A ‹acusación/rumor/alegación› to deny
negó la existencia del documento she denied the existence of the document, she denied that the document existed
no puedo negar que me gusta I can't deny o I have to admit (that) I like it
negar QUE + SUBJ:
no niego que haya mejorado I don't deny that she's improved, I'm not saying she hasn't improved
negó que la Tierra fuera plana he disputed the idea that the earth was flat
negar + INF:
niega habértelo dicho she denies having told you, she denies that she told you
B (denegar, no conceder) (+ me/te/le etc) to refuse
les negaron el uso de las instalaciones portuarias they were refused o denied use of the port facilities
sigue negándome el saludo he still doesn't say o he still refuses to say hello to me
no le puedo negar este favor I can't refuse him this favor
¿cómo se lo puedes negar? how can you say no (to him)?, how can you refuse (him) o turn him down?
C ‹persona› to disown
su propia madre lo ha negado his own mother has disowned him
lo negó tres veces (Bib) he denied Him three times
■ negar
vi
negar con la cabeza to shake one's head
negarse
v pron
A (rehusar) to refuse negarse A + INF to refuse to + INF
se negó rotundamente a recibirlo she refused point blank to see him
negarse A QUE + SUBJ:
se negó a que llamáramos un taxi he refused to let us call a taxi
B (refl) ‹placeres/lujos› to deny oneself
se niega todo para dárselo a sus hijos she goes without all kinds of things so that her children can have them
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negar (conjugate negar) verbo transitivo
a)acusación/rumorto deny;

no puedo negarlo I can't deny it;

niega habértelo dicho she denies having told you
b) (no conceder) ‹permiso/favorto refuse;

les negaron la entrada they were refused entry

verbo intransitivo:
negar con la cabeza to shake one's head

negarse verbo pronominal (rehusar) to refuse;
negarse a hacer algo to refuse to do sth;
se negó a que llamáramos a un médico he refused to let us call a doctor
negar verbo transitivo
1 to deny: no me niegues que te gusta, don't deny you like her ➣ Ver nota en deny
2 (rechazar) to refuse, deny: me negó su apoyo, he refused to help me
es tan rencorosa que me niega el saludo, he's so bitter that he refuses to greet me

'negar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
renegar
- evidencia
- niega
- sacudir
English:
deny
- hotly
- negate
- repudiate
- shrug off
- shake
- withhold
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negar
vt
1. [rechazar] to deny;
niega que existan los ovnis he denies the existence of UFOs;
niega haber tenido nada que ver con el robo he denies having had anything to do with the robbery;
no voy a negar que la idea me atrae I won't deny that the idea appeals to me
2. [denegar] to refuse, to deny;
le negaron el permiso de trabajo they refused o denied him a work permit;
nos negaron la entrada a la fiesta they refused to let us into the party, they wouldn't let us into the party;
no le puedo negar ese favor I can't refuse o deny her that favour;
me niega el saludo she won't say hello to me
vi
negar con la cabeza to shake one's head
See also the pronominal verb negarse
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negar
v/t
1 acusación deny
2 (no conceder) refuse
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negar {49} vt
1) : to deny
2) rehusar: to refuse
3) : to disown
See also the reflexive verb negarse
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negar vb
1. (en general) to deny [pt. & pp. denied]
niega haber participado en los hechos he denies taking part in the events
2. (permiso, etc) to refuse
me han negado la solicitud my request has been refused
negar con la cabeza to shake your head [pt. shook; pp. shaken]

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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