1. be in contradiction with

Similar word(s): belie, contradict

Definition categories: stative, depart, deviate, diverge, vary

2. deny the truth of

Similar word(s): contradict, contravene

Definition categories: communication, differ, disagree, dissent

3. prove negative; show to be false

Similar word(s): contradict

Definition categories: cognition, demonstrate, establish, prove, shew, show

4. make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of

- This action will negate the effect of my efforts

Similar word(s): neutralise, neutralize, nullify

Definition categories: change, weaken

Sentences with negate as a verb:

- The investigation tending to negate any supernatural influences.

- Progress on the study has been negated by the lack of funds.

- a pessimism that always negates