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Synonyms for negate
nɪˈgeɪt, ˈnɛg eɪtnegate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contradict, belie, negateverb

    be in contradiction with

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

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

  2. contradict, negate, contraveneverb

    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, contradictverb

    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, negateverb

    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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "negate":

    deny, cancel, annul, nullify, invalidate

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How to use negate in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  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. Andrea Syrtash:

    Lack of acknowledgement for your partner's contributions or a lack of attention on him or her will leave partners feeling disconnected, research shows that you need five positive interactions to negate just one negative interaction. In other words, we have to keep depositing the good stuff in a relationship, and that means a lot of acknowledgment and positive attention!

  4. Donald Morton:

    The gasoline and distillates build completely negate the crude draw.

  5. Kevin Leman:

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


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