WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ab•ne•gate /ˈæbnɪˌgeɪt/USA pronunciation v. [~ + object], -gat•ed, -gat•ing.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- to refuse or deny (rights, comforts, etc.) to oneself; renounce;
ab•ne•gate (ab′ni gāt′),USA pronunciation v.t., -gat•ed, -gat•ing.
- to refuse or deny oneself (some rights, conveniences, etc.);
- to relinquish;
- Latin abnegātus denied (past participle of abnegāre). See ab-, negate
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