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negates

verb
present tense third-person singular of negate

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

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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

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“Negates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/negates. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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