Denied is defined as something that was not approved or admitted, or to refuse to approve or admit. (verb)
- When you request permission to go to New York and are told that you may not go, this is an example of a situation where you were denied.
- When you are asked if you know someone that you were having a secret affair with and you say "no," this is an example of when you denied knowing someone.
- When your friend asks to borrow your boat and you say no, this is an example of when you denied permission.