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Ala - Refuse. Deny V.

Ala is a Xitsonga word meaning "Refuse. Deny" in English. Item rated 5 by 1 person. Help improve content quality by rating below.

AntonymsPfumela - Agree
Past tenseArile

Definition of refuse
- Refuse n : food that is discarded (as from a kitchen) [syn: {garbage}, {food waste}, {scraps}] v
- Show unwillingness towards; "he declined to join the group on a hike" [syn: {decline}] [ant: {accept}]
- Refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality" [syn: {reject}, {pass up}, {turn down}, {decline}] [ant: {accept}]
- Elude, especially in a baffling way; "This behavior defies explanation" [syn: {defy}, {resist}] [ant: {lend oneself}]
- Refuse to let have; "She denies me every pleasure"; "he denies her her weekly allowance" [syn: {deny}] [ant: {allow}]
- Resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ; "His body rejected the liver of the donor" [syn: {resist}, {reject}]
- Refuse entrance or membership; "They turned away hundreds of fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs" [syn: {reject}, {turn down}, {turn away}] [ant: {admit}]
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Phrases - Va ala ku hi nyika mali — They don't want to give us money

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