Adjective "negated" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


Make ineffective; nullify.
  1. 'They have to continue with unpredictable flight times and routes and counter measures in the air to negate the effect of these missiles.'
  2. 'Ethanol was the only component that significantly increased baseline DNA damage rate, however, this effect was negated in the mixture.'
  3. 'I don't mean to take this into a ‘blame the victim’ argument, but clearly the youth is a product of its environment, and so we can't negate the effect of their upbringing.'
  4. 'Diet was nor restricted in this study, so it's possible the women increased their food intake, thus negating the effects of their exercise regimen.'
  5. 'Meanwhile, the promotional work to negate the effects of the foot and mouth scare commenced in the middle of the crisis with an advertising campaign in the national press.'
  6. 'This is not the place to enter an exhaustive treatment of food therapy but enough so that one who uses biomagnetic therapy will be able to achieve the most optimal results without negating the effects with inappropriate diet.'
  7. 'That almost ensures that they will be rocking backward and using body leverage, thereby negating the effect of the curl.'
  8. 'In the process she has faced round after round of blood transfusions and radical hospital treatment to negate the effects of the illness that is destroying her bone marrow.'
  9. 'So if liberals think that entitlement reform can be avoided by negating the small tax cuts now in prospect, they are sadly misguided.'
  10. 'If they are allowed to encounter one another, they will rapidly recombine and form water again, negating the effect of the catalyst.'
Make (a clause, sentence, or proposition) negative in meaning.
  1. 'In some English dialects, after all, a double negative reinforces a negative, it doesn't negate it.'
Deny the existence of.
  1. 'The existence of a biological substrate, however, does not negate the importance of the social construction and feminist analysis models of the development and expression of sexuality.'
  2. 'I'll admit, I think it's often exaggerated greatly for that purpose, but such exaggeration doesn't negate it's existence.'
  3. 'Moreover, since all human arrangements are vulnerable to changes in circumstances, the possibility that a planned robbery might be cancelled if there are police in the vicinity at the time does not negate the existence of a conspiracy.'
  4. 'But does that negate the imperial nature of our power?'
  5. 'The existence of packet loss does not negate the viability for storage traffic over IP.'
  6. 'It is difficult to see why dialogue negates or denies the existence of authority.'
  7. 'Even though outwardly he denied wanting her, Ethan could no longer negate the need of her presence in his life.'
  8. 'In itself, the accent on international governing bodies does not negate the political sovereignty of individual nations.'
  9. 'This is the shadow side of desire, manifested in the impulse to negate, deny, and reject that which is unpleasant or unwelcome.'
  10. 'If we are one in Christ, then our unity in him, while suppressing the partition of individual natures, in no way negates personal plurality.'

More definitions

1. to deny the existence, evidence, or truth of: an investigation tending to negate any supernatural influences.

2. to nullify or cause to be ineffective: Progress on the study has been negated by the lack of funds. verb (used without object), negated, negating.

3. to be negative; bring or cause negative results: a pessimism that always negates.

More examples(as adjective)

"starts can be negated by armours."

"moves can be negated by expansions."

"mothers can be negated by children."

"values can be negated."

"contents can be negated."

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(negate)Early 17th century (in negate (sense 1, negate sense 3)): from Latin negat- ‘denied’, from the verb negare.