verb (used with object), ne·gat·ed, ne·gat·ing.
verb (used without object), ne·gat·ed, ne·gat·ing.
Origin of negate
Examples from the Web for negating
In the extremest cases the negating action aims to destroy the stimulus.Criminal Psychology|Hans Gross
Nevertheless they are of considerable value in confirming, negating, or modifying the ethnographic data.The Aboriginal Population of the North Coast of California|Sherburne Friend Cook
First of all, it is a negating of the sensible world and a going into the supersensible, a seeking of the spirit without the body.Homer's Odyssey|Denton J. Snider
On the other hand, as regards the point of allegiance, he was negating the whole established doctrine of the British constitution.Charles Bradlaugh: a Record of His Life and Work, Volume II (of 2)|Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner and J. M. (John Mackinnon) Robertson
Rudders on the Aztec compensated, she leaned slightly into the blast, negating its drift.First on the Moon|Jeff Sutton
British Dictionary definitions for negating
Word Origin for negate
Word Origin and History for negating
1795 (with an isolated use from 1620s), back-formation from negation, or else from Latin negatus, past participle of negare. Related: Negated; negates; negating.