Antonyms for nullify

Grammar : Verb
Spell : nuhl-uh-fahy
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnʌl əˌfaɪ

Definition of nullify

Origin :
  • 1590s, from Late Latin nullificare "to esteem lightly, despise," literally "to make nothing," from Latin nullus "not any" (see null) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Related: Nullified; nullifying.
  • verb cancel, revoke
Example sentences :
  • The ray does more than nullify gravity—can be made to reverse gravity!
  • Extract from : « Lords of the Stratosphere » by Arthur J. Burks
  • Nor did he try to gloss over or strive to nullify his own dishonorable actions.
  • Extract from : « Garrison's Finish » by W. B. M. Ferguson
  • It was his duty to nullify this mutiny if he could, and therefore he turned to the men again.
  • Extract from : « Turned Adrift » by Harry Collingwood
  • Nothing could nullify it, nothing could take it away; it was almost their belief in life.
  • Extract from : « Sons and Lovers » by David Herbert Lawrence
  • Every means was taken to nullify the value of the "palladium of British liberty."
  • Extract from : « The Big Bow Mystery » by I. Zangwill
  • We have a political system we have outgrown, and which, therefore, we have had to nullify.
  • Extract from : « A Far Country, Complete » by Winston Churchill
  • They had long learnt to nullify what they professed to defend.
  • Extract from : « The Expositor's Bible: The Acts of the Apostles, Vol. 2 » by G. T. Stokes
  • Any of these parties might nullify either of these acts, by neglecting to enforce it.
  • Extract from : « The Indian in his Wigwam » by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • I can nullify the evidence, or I can make it tell with certainty against you.
  • Extract from : « Felix Holt, The Radical » by George Eliot
  • It remains to be seen what we witnesses can say for him, to nullify the effect of what he has said for himself.
  • Extract from : « Felix Holt, The Radical » by George Eliot

Synonyms for nullify

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