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Meaning of NEGATE

Pronunciation:  ni'geyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of; "Her optimism neutralizes his gloom"; "This action will negate the effect of my efforts"
  2. [v]  prove negative; show to be false
  3. [v]  deny the truth of
  4. [v]  be in contradiction with

NEGATE is a 6 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: belie, contradict, contradict, contradict, contravene, neutralise, neutralize, nullify
 Antonyms: affirm, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, support, sustain
 See Also: confute, demonstrate, deny, depart, deviate, differ, disagree, disprove, dissent, diverge, establish, invalidate, nullify, prove, shew, show, take issue, vary, weaken



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abate, abnegate, abolish, abrogate, agree to disagree, annihilate, annul, be at cross-purposes, be contrary to, be unmoved, be unwilling, beg off, belie, blow sky-high, blow up, break, break off, bring to naught, bring to nothing, buffer, call into question, cancel, cancel out, challenge, clash, collide, come to nothing, conflict, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert, counter, counteract, counterbalance, countercheck, cross, decline, decline to accept, deflate, deny, differ, disaccord, disaffirm, disagree, disallow, disbelieve, disclaim, disconfirm, discredit, disprove, dissent, explode, expose, frustrate, gag on, gainsay, hold out against, impugn, invalidate, jangle, jar, jostle, misbelieve, mismatch, mismate, negativate, negative, neutralize, not admit, not believe, not buy, not consent, not hear of, not swallow, not think of, nullify, object, offset, oppugn, prove the contrary, puncture, quash, rebut, redress, refuse, refuse consent, refuse to admit, refuse to credit, reject, repeal, repudiate, resist entreaty, resist persuasion, revoke, say nay, say no, shake the head, show up, stand aloof, stultify, thwart, traverse, turn down, unbelieve, undercut, undo, vary, vitiate, void, vote nay, vote negatively