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Synonyms for negate
nɪˈgeɪt, ˈnɛg eɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contradict, belie, negate(verb)

    be in contradiction with

    Synonyms:
    neutralise, misrepresent, oppose, nullify, neutralize, contravene, belie, controvert, contradict

    Antonyms:
    affirm, sustain, substantiate, confirm, corroborate, support

  2. contradict, negate, contravene(verb)

    deny the truth of

    Synonyms:
    neutralise, infringe, oppose, nullify, conflict, neutralize, run afoul, contravene, belie, controvert, contradict

    Antonyms:
    support, sustain, affirm, corroborate, confirm, substantiate

  3. negate, contradict(verb)

    prove negative; show to be false

    Synonyms:
    neutralise, nullify, oppose, neutralize, contravene, belie, controvert, contradict

    Antonyms:
    substantiate, confirm, sustain, support, corroborate, affirm

  4. neutralize, neutralise, nullify, negate(verb)

    make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of

    "Her optimism neutralizes his gloom"; "This action will negate the effect of my efforts"

    Synonyms:
    waste, countervail, avoid, counterbalance, contravene, knock off, belie, annul, counteract, invalidate, neutralise, neutralize, nullify, quash, contradict, liquidate, do in, void

    Antonyms:
    corroborate, affirm, sustain, confirm, substantiate, support

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    deny, cancel, annul, nullify, invalidate

How to pronounce negate?

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How to say negate in sign language?

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How to use negate in a sentence?

  1. Robert Redfield:

    By getting that flu vaccine, you may be able to negate the necessity to take up a hospital bed, and then that hospital bed can be more available for those who potentially get hospitalized for Covid.

  2. RJ intindola:

    Do not humiliate, disrespect or embarrass; always speak with a soft tongue when holding your ground. To be loud, rude and obnoxious will negate the argument and advantage. And truth is always mandatory.

  3. Donald Morton:

    The gasoline and distillates build completely negate the crude draw.

  4. Gregg Popovich:

    And weve done a really good job in the last couple of games of trying to negate his impact. And thats been a big part of our success in the last two.

  5. Kevin Leman:

    For the chosen one, being special will negate other birth-order things, like middle-child syndrome.


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