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1 مَنَعَ ذ He prevented, hindered, held back, [impeded, withheld, arrested, restrained, kept, debarred, precluded, inhibited, forbade, prohibited, interdicted:] (MA, KL, &c.:) he denied, or refused; doubly trans.; (S, K, &c.:) مَنْعٌ is the contr. of إِِعْطَآءٌ. (S, Mgh, K.) ― -b2- مَنَعَهُ [He protected it, or defended it, or guarded it, (namely a place or the like) from, or against, encroachment, invasion, or attack:] he protected, defended, or guarded, him. (T in art. ذب.) ― -b3- مَنَعَهُ العَطِيَّةُ [He refused him the gift]. (TA in art. حرم.) ― -b4- مَنَعَهُ الشَّىْءَ i. q. حَرَمَهُ إِِيَّاهُ [q. v.] (S in art. حرم.) ― -b5- مَنُعَ الشَّىْءُ, inf. n. مَنَاعَةٌ, i. q. اِعْتَزَّ and تَعَسَّرَ. (TA.) See 8. ― -b6- مَا مَنَعَكَ أَلَّا تَسْجُدَ (Kur vii. 11): see أَبَى. 3 مَانَعَهُ الشَّىْءَ ذ He disputed, or contested, with him the thing: (Msb:) he refused him the thing: (TK:) he endeavoured, or contended with him, to make him, or to entice him, to abstain from, or relinquish, the thing; (TA;) [he endeavoured to turn him away from the thing; to prevent his obtaining it or doing it; he prevented him from obtaining or doing the thing, being also prevented by him; i. e. he reciprocally prevented him, &c.: and hence the meaning in the TA; and then that in the Msb:] مَانَعُوا عَدُوَّهُمْ signifies i. q. حَاجَزُوهُمْ: (TK, art. حجز:) see the latter. ― -b2- تَمَنَّعَ عَلَى السَّنَةِ [he resisted, or withstood, the year of dearth]: said of an animal. (K.) 5 تَمَنَّعَ مِنَ الشَّىْءِ بِقَّوْمِهِ ذ and ↓ اِمْتَنَعَ He became strengthened, or fortified, against the thing by his people, or party; syn. تَقَوَّى. (Msb.) ― -b2- تَمَنَّعَ عَنْهُ He refrained, forbore, or abstained, from it, as being forbidden, or prohibited. (K, * TA.) See 8. ― -b3- تَمَنَّعَ بِهِ and بِهِاِمتنع he protected, or defended, himself by it, namely a fortress; syn. اِحْتَمَى. (TA.) 6 تَمَانَعَا ذ i. q. تَحَاجَزَا: (K, art. حجز:) see the latter. 8 اِمْتَنَعَ ذ [It was, or became, prevented from being; it necessarily was not. You say يَمْتَنِعُ هٰذَا لِوُجُودِ ذَاكَ This is prevented from being, or may not be, or necessarily is not, because of that's being. And يَمْتَنِعُ أَنْ تَكُوَن هٰذَا This may not be.] ― -b2- اِمْتَنَعَ He refrained, forbore, abstained, or held back, (Msb, K,) مِنَ الأَمْرِ from the thing. or affair; (Msb;) as also عَنْهُتَمَنَّعَ : (TA:) he did so voluntarily, of his own free will or choice: he refused: you say, اِمْتنَعَ عَنْهُ he refrained, &c., from it voluntarily, &c.; refused it; or refused to do it. (MF. in art. حصر.) See أَبَى. ― -b3- اِمْتَنَعَ عَلَيْهِ He, or it, opposed him; resisted him; withstood him; repugned him; was incompliant, or unyielding, to him; see أَبَى عَلَيْهِ. ― -b4- اِمْتَنَعَ It was, or became, inaccessible, or inapproachable; like ↓ مَنُعَ ; syn. with حَصُنَ, q. v.: and also, difficult of access, as in an instance in art. أبى (last sentence of 4); and also عَرِسَ عَلَىَّ. ― -b5- See 5. مَِنْعَةٌ ذ : see مَنَعَةٌ. مَنَعَةٌ ذ State, and power, of resistance; lit. a state of might of one's people or party, so that such as desires to do so will not prevail against him: [or a state of might in his people or party, &c.; or a state of might, and power of resistance, in his people or party:] (Msb:) [resistibility: or simply resistance:] inaccessibleness, or unapproachableness, of a people; as also ↓ مَنْعَةٌ and ↓ مِنْعَةٌ . (TA.) مَنُوعٌ ذ One who denies, or refuses to give; as also ↓ مَانِعٌ and ↓ مَنَّاعٌ . (K.) مَنِيعٌ ذ , from مَنُعَ, [Unapproachable; inaccessible:] difficult of access; fortified; strong: (TK, voce وَزَرٌ:) [defended, or protected, against attack: like حَصِينٌ: resistive; resisting attack;] applied to a fortress. (Msb.) ― -b2- قَوْمٌ مُنَعَآءُ [pl. of مَنِيعٌ] An inaccessible, or unapproachable, people. (TA.) مَنَّاعٌ ذ مَنُوعٌ. مَانِعٌ ذ مَنُوعٌ. المُتَمَنِّعَانِ ذ The young she-camel and young she-kid: because they resist the year of dearth by reason of their youthful vigour, &c. (K.) مُمْتَنِعٌ ذ Resisting; resisting attack; unyielding; incompliant.

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