Definition of NEGATE

to declare not to be true <this evidence negates his claim that he was not at the scene of the crime>
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>
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

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