refuse [-d] v
Fr. < popular L. refūsum; see refund, v.
- Deny; reject; say no; decline a request; answer in the negative; decide not to grant an appeal.
- Decline; be unwilling; be averse; be loath; be adamantly opposed.
- Decline to answer; refrain from yielding.
see refuse, v.
- Garbage; junk; trash; rubbish; debris; litter; useless items; [fig.] unimportant details; trivial aspects of memories.