refuse / rɪˈfyuz /


refuse2 个定义

v. 有主动词 verb

re·fused, re·fus·ing.

  1. to decline to accept: to refuse an award.
  2. to decline to give; deny: to refuse permission.
  3. to express a determination not to: to refuse to discuss the question.
v. 无主动词 verb

re·fused, re·fus·ing.

  1. to decline acceptance, consent, or compliance.

refuse 近义词

n. 名词 noun


v. 动词 verb

deny; say no


  1. The ruling itself won’t matter too much—the US can appeal it, and because the US is refusing to appoint new members to the WTO’s appellate board, the end result is legal limbo.
  2. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said earlier this month that Democrats refuse to go below $2 trillion.
  3. Some customers refuse to dine altogether if they can’t be seated outside.
  4. So, in 2017, Coel walked away from a $1 million offer by Netflix to buy the rights to I May Destroy You after the streaming giant refused to include copyright royalties in the deal.
  5. What we can say about younger audiences is that they refuse to define themselves by any media brand.
  6. And now to this list of New York pols who refuse to go away, it may be possible to add another name: Vito Fossella.
  7. And why would its ostensible spokesperson refuse to answer yes/no questions about them?
  8. “I tell them they are ruining their life, but I will not refuse to do it,” Bensoussan said.
  9. I refuse to be repeatedly mistreated especially by someone who claims to love me.
  10. Another time he altered the program so that the high score table would refuse to display the initials of one of his colleagues.
  11. She thought, knowing Janet to be at liberty and never dreaming that she would refuse: "I am saved--for the present."
  12. They would certainly ask that question, and perhaps refuse the loan.
  13. He shall eat butter and honey, that he may know to refuse the evil, and to choose the good.
  14. Well, we must try our luck with a regulation sabre; they can't well refuse it; ours is the stronger and bigger man.
  15. It seemed quite the forlornest hope I had ever heard of, but Jack's distress was so acute that I hadn't the heart to refuse.