HyperDic: abnegate

English > 3 senses of the word abnegate:
VERBpossessionabnegate, denydeny oneself (something)
competitionabnegatesurrender (power or a position)
communicationabnegatedeny or renounce
English > abnegate: 3 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningdeny oneself (something) ; restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something
Synonymdeny
Broadercontrol, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderatelessen the intensity of
Similar todeny, refuseRefuse to let have
Nounsabnegationrenunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others
English > abnegate: 3 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningSurrender (power or a position).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example"The King abnegated his power to the ministers"
Broadersurrender, give upGive up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another
Spanishabdicar, abjurar
Nounsabnegatorone who gives up or relinquishes or renounces something
English > abnegate: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningdeny or renounce.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"They abnegated their gods"
Broaderdenyrefuse / refuse to accept or believe
Spanishabnegar, renegar, renunciar
Catalanrenunciar
Nounsabnegationthe denial and rejection of a doctrine or belief
abnegatorone who gives up or relinquishes or renounces something

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