verb (used with object), ne·gat·ed, ne·gat·ing.
verb (used without object), ne·gat·ed, ne·gat·ing.
Origin of negate
Related formsne·ga·tor, ne·gat·er, nounre·ne·gate, verb (used with object), re·ne·gat·ed, re·ne·gat·ing.self-ne·gat·ing, adjectiveun·ne·gat·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for negate
Gelman quietly answered “no,” and that seemed to negate his hearsay point.
Just because two goods or two rights are in tension, it does not mean that one should negate the other.
That's not to negate the fact that we hope that the destination will be satisfying.
New facts are brought to perception, which either corroborate the idea that a change of weather is imminent, or negate it.How We Think|John Dewey
They have this in common, that they negate the State for our future.Anarchism|Paul Eltzbacher
The next step, to negate it in turn, to transform it into social property, necessarily follows.Landmarks of Scientific Socialism|Friedrich Engels
If the ideals they set before us by their eloquence are true, their own failures do not negate them.Essays on Russian Novelists|William Lyon Phelps
Limitation is not merely negative; genuine realities may negate one another.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'|Norman Kemp Smith