HyperDic: negate

English > 4 senses of the word negate:
VERBstativenegate, contradict, beliebe in contradiction with
communicationnegate, contradict, contravenedeny the truth of
cognitionnegate, contradictprove negative
changenegate, neutralize, neutralise, nullifymake ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of
negate > pronunciation
Soundsnihgey't
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > negate: 4 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe in contradiction with.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymscontradict, belie
Broaderdeviate, vary, diverge, departBe at variance with
Spanishcontradecir, desmentir
Nounsnegation(logic) a proposition that is true if and only if another proposition is false
English > negate: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningdeny the truth of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymscontradict, contravene
Narrowerdenydeclare untrue
Broaderdisagree, differ, dissent, take issueBe of different opinions
Spanishcontradecir, contravenir, infringir
Catalancontradir, contravenir, infringir
Adjectivesnegativeexpressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial
Nounsnegationthe speech act of negating
negationa negative statement
English > negate: 4 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningprove negative; show to be false.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymcontradict
Categorylogic, logical system, system of logicA system of reasoning
Narrowerdisprove, confuteprove to be false
invalidate, nullifyshow to be invalid
Broaderprove, demonstrate, establish, show, shewEstablish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment / experiment
Oppositeconfirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirmEstablish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
Spanishcontradecir
Adjectivesnegativeexpressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial
English > negate: 4 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningmake ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "This action will negate the effect of my efforts"
Synonymsneutralize, neutralise, nullify
Broaderweakenlessen the strength of
Spanishanular, invalidar, neutralizarse, neutralizar
Catalananul·lar, invalidar, neutralitzar-se, neutralitzar

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