Definition of "negate" []

  • To make ineffective or invalid; nullify. (verb-transitive)
  • To rule out; deny. See Synonyms at deny. (verb-transitive)
  • Computer Science To perform the machine logic operation NOT gate. (verb-transitive)
  • To make ineffective or void; nullify; invalidate (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To deny or contradict (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "negate" in a sentence
  • "Similarly, arithmetic negate is 0-A with carry set (borrow reset)."
  • "#3 The absolute undisputable unmoveable authority of the second amendment - which if any "law" attempts to negate is to be disregarded as illegal."
  • "These next 2 installments kind of negate the whole point of the first film."