Definitions for abnegateˈæb nɪˌgeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deny, abnegate(verb)

    deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure

    "She denied herself wine and spirits"

  2. abnegate(verb)

    surrender (power or a position)

    "The King abnegated his power to the ministers"

  3. abnegate(verb)

    deny or renounce

    "They abnegated their gods"

Wiktionary

  1. abnegate(Verb)

    To deny (oneself something); to renounce or give up (a right, a power, a claim, a privilege, a convenience); to relinquish; to surrender.

  2. abnegate(Verb)

    To reject.

  3. Origin: * First attested in 1657.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abnegate(verb)

    to deny and reject; to abjure

  2. Origin: [L. abnegatus, p. p. of abnegare; ab + negare to deny. See Deny.]


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