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ˈæb nɪˌgeɪtab·ne·gate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deny, abnegateverb

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

    "She denied herself wine and spirits"

  2. abnegateverb

    surrender (power or a position)

    "The King abnegated his power to the ministers"

  3. abnegateverb

    deny or renounce

    "They abnegated their gods"


  1. abnegateverb

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

    Etymology: * First attested in 1657.

  2. abnegateverb

    To reject.

    Etymology: * First attested in 1657.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abnegateverb

    to deny and reject; to abjure

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Abnegate

    ab′ne-gāt, v.t. to deny.—ns. Abnegā′tion, renunciation; Ab′negator, one who abnegates or renounces. [L. ab, away, and negāre, to deny.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abnegate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abnegate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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