[ suhb-leyt ]

verb (used with object),sub·lat·ed, sub·lat·ing.
  1. to deny or contradict; negate.

Origin of sublate

First recorded in 1850–55; from Latin sublat(us), past participle of tollere “to lift, raise up, remove”

Other words from sublate

  • sub·la·tion, noun

Words Nearby sublate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023