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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. Kevin Leman:

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

  2. Betty Deas Clark:

    I believe we're moving forward ... Forgiveness is the message of the hour, to say forgiveness is not to negate what has taken place. We don't want to gloss over what has happened.

  3. Tom Simon:

    While yoga and meditation can be beneficial activities, it doesn't negate the need to obey flight crew instructions while in the air, the fact that the defendant's alleged misconduct caused the flight to be turned around in the air gives you an idea of the seriousness of this situation.

  4. Nabil Abu Rudeineh:

    The United States is neither qualified nor is authorized to negate international legitimacy resolutions and it has no right to give any legitimacy to Israeli settlement.

  5. Donald Morton:

    The gasoline and distillates build completely negate the crude draw.


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