verb (used with object), ne·gat·ed, ne·gat·ing.
verb (used without object), ne·gat·ed, ne·gat·ing.
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Origin of negate
OTHER WORDS FROM negatene·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
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Example sentences from the Web for negate
Pittsburgh won, 18-16, after Kansas City had a successful two-point conversion attempt negated by a holding penalty on tackle Eric Fisher.Referee already had a history with the Chiefs. The Super Bowl was the latest chapter.|Matt Bonesteel|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
We caught some of these during manual checks, but reading through all the documents would be practically impossible and would negate the benefit of building a model in the first place.How We Found Pricey Provisions in New Jersey Police Contracts|by Agnes Chang, Jeff Kao and Agnel Philip, ProPublica, and Andrew Ford, Asbury Park Press|February 8, 2021|ProPublica
On a third and four earlier in the drive, Brady was intercepted by Kansas City’s Tyrann Mathieu, but the play was negated by a holding penalty on teammate Charvarius Ward.Super Bowl highlights: Bucs celebrate championship, Tom Brady wins MVP|Des Bieler, Mark Maske, Chuck Culpepper|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
That 50-50 split, however, might also negate much benefit from getting rid of the filibuster.
They smashed windows, toppled artifacts, rifled through senators’ private desks in search of “evidence” that would help them literally turn back the clock, negating the results of a free and fair election.Inauguration Day was a milestone, but it’s not the destination|Monica Hesse|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
Or worse, it would negate Kercher completely, which has been a regular practice in the coverage of the case.What It's Like to Watch Kate Beckinsale Play You in a Movie|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
Almost as if to negate the inevitable White House walk-back that his statement was “taken out of context,” Biden dug in his heels.James Kirchick on How Biden Gets it Wrong (Again) in Newsweek|James Kirchick|December 21, 2011|DAILY BEAST
That's not to negate the fact that we hope that the destination will be satisfying.
The Anarchistic teachings have in common only this, that they negate the State for our future.
A part of them negate law for our future; these teachings may be called anomistic.
They have this in common, that they negate the State for our future.
One part of them negate property for our future; these teachings may be characterized as indoministic.
Therefore if the universe be really dual, its two principles must negate and contradict each other.Parallel Paths|Thomas William Rolleston