Antonyms for negatived

Grammar : Interj, verb
Spell : neg-uh-tiv
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɛg ə tɪv

Definition of negatived

Origin :
  • c.1400, "expressing denial," from Old French negatif (13c.) and directly from Latin negativus "that which denies," from negat-, past participle stem of negare "deny, say no" (see deny). Meaning "expressing negation" is from c.1500; that of "characterized by absence" is from 1560s. Algebraic sense is from 1670s. The electricity sense is from 1755.
  • Negative Capability, that is when a man is capable of being in uncertainties, Mysteries, doubts without any irritable reaching after fact and reason. [John Keats, letter, Dec. 21, 1817]
  • Related: Negatively.
  • As in no : interj not
  • As in impugn : verb criticize, challenge
  • As in invalidate : verb render null and void
  • As in kill : verb turn off; cancel
  • As in negate : verb contradict, countermand
  • As in neutralize : verb counteract
  • As in rebut : verb argue against; prove wrong
  • As in redress : verb change, rectify
  • As in traverse : verb resist, contradict
  • As in belie : verb disprove
  • As in veto : verb refuse permission
  • As in compensate : verb offset, make up for
  • As in contradict : verb be at variance with
  • As in counteract : verb do opposing action
  • As in deny : verb disagree, renounce, decline
  • As in disavow : verb reject
  • As in disprove : verb prove false
  • As in gainsay : verb contradict
Example sentences :
  • "It is not," negatived Lieut. D'Hubert, in a faint but firm voice.
  • Extract from : « A Set of Six » by Joseph Conrad
  • "It is not," negatived Lieutenant D'Hubert in a faint but resolute voice.
  • Extract from : « The Point Of Honor » by Joseph Conrad
  • The Legislature had voted it $3000, but the Senate negatived this act.
  • Extract from : « Priestley in America » by Edgar F. Smith
  • Chilian had proposed a fire, but Elizabeth had negatived it sharply.
  • Extract from : « A Little Girl in Old Salem » by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • The House agreed with him and negatived the amendment without a division.
  • Extract from : « William Pitt and the Great War » by John Holland Rose
  • Hal had negatived this idea, through fear that they might be left behind.
  • Extract from : « Uncle Sam's Boys in the Ranks » by H. Irving Hancock
  • Everard suggested to the doctor—a plan at once negatived by Vera.
  • Extract from : « A Sheaf of Corn » by Mary E. Mann
  • The proposal gave rise to a warm discussion, and was negatived.
  • Extract from : « Journal of a Voyage to Brazil » by Maria Graham
  • As he was backed up by the majority of the crew, the proposal was negatived.
  • Extract from : « The Crew of the Water Wagtail » by R.M. Ballantyne
  • "Got to obey orders," and Charlie negatived it with a shake of the head.
  • Extract from : « The Rogue Elephant » by Elliott Whitney

Synonyms for negatived

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