deny etymology

English word deny comes from Latin negare, Latin ex, e (A name of the letter X. (+ ablative) out of, from.)

Detailed word origin of deny

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
negare Latin (lat)
ex, e Latin (lat) A name of the letter X. (+ ablative) out of, from.
de- Latin (lat) De-.
denego Latin (lat) I deny. I reject or refuse (a request).
denoier Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
deny English (eng) (obsolete) To refuse (to do or accept something).. (sports, transitive) To prevent from scoring.. (transitive) To assert that something is not true.. (transitive) To disallow. (transitive) To not allow.. (transitive) to refuse to give or grant something to someone. To disclaim connection with, responsibility for, etc.; to refuse to acknowledge; to disown; to abjure; to disavow.

Words with the same origin as deny

Descendants of negare
negative
Descendants of ex, e
debt decide decision delicious delivery demand describe desert deserve design desire desperate despite destroy die due duty effect effort event evidence issue say still