Thesaurus

abnegates

verb
present tense third-person singular of abnegate

Synonyms & Antonyms of abnegates

1 to give up (as a position of authority) formally
  • abnegated all claims to the deceased lord's domain

Synonyms for abnegates

Words Related to abnegates

Near Antonyms for abnegates

2 to solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to)
  • felt that if the Congress adopted these security measures, it would be abnegating the nation's fundamental commitment to individual rights

Synonyms for abnegates

Words Related to abnegates

Near Antonyms for abnegates

Antonyms for abnegates

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on abnegates

Nglish: Translation of abnegates for Spanish Speakers

Comments on abnegates

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to engage in dissolute behavior

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Pass the Little Ribbons: A Pasta Word Quiz

  • rotelle pasta
  • Match the pasta to its meaning in English: Rotelle
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!