Definition of refusing in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFrefuseSGrefusesPT, PPrefusedPREré-SUF-ing
    1. present participle of refuse.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The pressed Newtonians [ …] refused to hypostasize the law of gravitation into an ether. — Coleridge.
        • The young woman's boss was stern and old-school, and he was out to make her cry after refusing to tolerate her mistakes.
        • A strongly-typed language will more likely generate an error or refuse to compile, if the argument passed to a function does not match the expected type closely.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Present participles

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en reusing
      2. en refuging
      3. en re-using
      4. en recusing
      5. en rebusing
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      Meaning of refusing for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "refusing" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
      Difficultness: Level 2
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      Definiteness: Level 1
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