HyperDic: negation

English > 3 senses of the word negation:
NOUNcommunicationnegationa negative statement
communicationnegationthe speech act of negating
communicationnegation(logic) a proposition that is true if and only if another proposition is false
negation > pronunciation
Soundsnahgey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > negation: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA negative statement; a statement that is a refusal or denial of some other statement.
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishcontradicción, negación
Verbsnegatedeny the truth of
English > negation: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe speech act of negating.
NarrowercancellationThe speech act of revoking or annulling or making void
contradictionThe speech act of contradicting someone
Broaderdenial, disaffirmationThe act of asserting that something alleged is not true
Spanishnegación, rechazo
Verbsnegatedeny the truth of
English > negation: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaning(logic) a proposition that is true if and only if another proposition is false.
CategorylogicThe branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
Broaderproposition(logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false
Verbsnegatebe in contradiction with

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