negate


negate

verb

Definition of NEGATE

1
to declare not to be true <this evidence negates his claim that he was not at the scene of the crime>
2
to put an end to by formal action <Prohibition was established by the 18th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, only to be negated by the 21st amendment 13 years later>
3
to think not to be true or real <you simply can't negate your feelings for someone, even if they don't feel the same way about you>
Synonyms discredit, negate
Near Antonyms trust

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up negate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).