negate
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /nɪˈɡeɪt/
Verb

negate (negates, present participle negating; past and past participle negated)

  1. To deny the existence, evidence, or truth of; to contradict.
    The investigation tending to negate any supernatural influences.
  2. To nullify or cause to be ineffective.
    Progress on the study has been negated by the lack of funds.
    Persecution can be negated through exposure.
  3. To be negative; bring or cause negative results.
    a pessimism that always negates
  4. (computing) To perform the NOT operation on.
Related terms Translations
  • Russian: сводит на нет



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