verwehren

(ver verb)

Meanings

1.
to deny
("jemandem etwas verwehren" - in the sense of denying a request, usually for access of some kind. NOT denying allegations. Pretty rare and sounds quite fancy.)
Opposite (closest): gewähren

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Word of the Day - "wehren"

A fun look at the meaning of "wehren" and why a damn evolved into all kinds of words for fighting and defending.

Vocab:

wehren, das Wehr, die Feuerwehr, die Notwehr, die Bundeswehr, abwehren, das Gewehr, verteidigen


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