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Definition of the verb abnegate
What does abnegate mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: abnegated | abnegating | abnegates
- deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure
- surrender (power or a position)
- deny or renounce
Alternative definition of the verb abnegate
- [transitive] To deny (oneself something); to renounce or give up (a right, a power, a claim, a privilege, a convenience).
- [transitive] To reject, to deny.
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Word Nerd (2007)
More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer
as a religious rite abnegate means renounce or reject something desired or valuable abnormal means “not normal, different from normal” while subnormal means “below normal” abnormous is a blend of abnormal and enormous aboard is ...
A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)
by Richard Soule
decline, slight, abnegate, neglect, cast off, trample on. 2. Relinquish, abandon, forego, resign, abjure, desert, forsake, forswear, leave, quit, abdicate, drop, lay down, lay aside, give up, cast off, give over, drop all idea of. Renouncement* n.
by Sidney L. Landau
renounce, forewear, retract, recant, disown, relinquish, abnegate, repudiate, discard, disclaim, disavow, revoke, ...
English and Hindustani, and Hindustani and English by Thomas Craven
Abnegate, ii. t. inkdr k. Abnegation, «. inkdr, tark. Abnormal, a. be-qdjda, be-zdbta . ibnormity, n. be-qdidaspf ; bad-shakli. Aboard, ad. jahaz par charhnd. Abode, n. ghar, jagah, maskan. — n. rahd. Abolish, v. t. mauquf k ; mansukh k ; ka, mi men ...
by Jana Ranson
abdicate, abnegate, abrogate, acclimate, acetate, adequate, adulate, adumbrate, advocate, aggravate ...
by Philip D. Morehead
abnegate,v. See NEGATION. abnormal,adj. unusual, aberrant, eccentric, irregular, anomalous; insane; monstrous. See UNCONFORMITY, INSANITY. Ant., normal. aboard,adv.
by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.
ri AM o'blusoneri ably BR 'eibli AM 'eibli, 'eibli abnegate BR 'abnłgeIt, -s, ...
syryku abstain\əb-stān\ jeheja, jeí, jejoko abstraction abject\ab-jekt\ mboriahu ablaze\ə-blāz\ tatarendy \ab-ˈstrak-shən \ jeipyte absurd \əb-sərd\ disparate able \ˈā-bəl\ katupyry absurdity abnegate \ˈab-ni-ˌgāt\ ñemboyke \əb-ˈsər-də-tē, ...
by Louisa Pansegrouw
e, renounce, repudiate, veto deny any connection with disown deny existence negate denying possibility of knowledge sceptical deny oneself abnegate, abstain deny pleasure to oneself abnegate deny ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
claim: abnegate, renounce GLASSMAKING TERMS glass by heating and cooling, harden and strengthen: anneal, temper glass components: borax, quartz, silica, silicon dioxide glass imperfection: sandiver glass is shaped and worked, iron ...
by Eugene Ehrlich
abnegate (ABnigayt) verb renounce, relinquish, surrender, ordeny oneself(a convenience, a right, etc.). Related words : ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3N1E1G2A1T1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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