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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)

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.

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."