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Meaning of ABNEGATE

Pronunciation:  'abnu`geyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  deny or renounce; "They abnegated their gods"
  2. [v]  surrender; "The King abnegated his power to the ministers"
  3. [v]  deny oneself (something); restrain, esp. from indulging in some pleasure; "She denied herself wine and spirits"
 

ABNEGATE is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: deny
 
 See Also: check, contain, control, curb, deny, hold, hold in, moderate, relinquish, surrender

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ab"ne*gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abnegated}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Abnegating}.] [L. abnegatus,p. p. of abnegare; ab +
negare to deny. See {Deny}.]
To deny and reject; to abjure. --Sir E. Sandys. Farrar.

 

 

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