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  • as intell
  • as inweigh
  • as incount

synonyms for militate

  • count
  • register
  • weigh
  • have effect
  • have force
  • make presence felt
  • make presence known
  • take effect
  • take its toll
  • count
  • import
  • mean
  • lade
  • pull
  • cut
  • signify
  • show
  • tax
  • register
  • impress
  • cumber
  • saddle
  • matter
  • charge
  • burden
  • press
  • tell
  • carry weight
  • be heavy
  • be important
  • be influential
  • be something
  • cut some ice
  • stack up against
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antonyms for militate

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  • ignore
  • estimate
  • figure
  • guess
  • listen
  • misunderstand
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How to use militate in a sentence

For generations, liberal Catholics have connected their faith’s moral teachings to an egalitarian philosophy that militates against war, economic inequality, environmental degradation and civil rights violations.
XAVIER BECERRA IS THE VICTIM OF THE RIGHT’S DISTORTION OF CATHOLICISMDUNCAN HOSIEMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This seems occasionally to militate against the clearness of the work.
THE TRANSLATIONS OF BEOWULFCHAUNCEY BREWSTER TINKER
There are primarily three factors that militate against the original custom of maternal descent.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
Big guns are bad for stream-line, and therefore militate against high submerged speed.
THE STORY OF OUR SUBMARINESJOHN GRAHAM BOWER
Passion, in him, comprehended many of the worst emotions which militate against human happiness.
THE CAXTONS, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
But first I will examine two cases which might at first sight seem to militate against the principles I have enunciated.
NAVAL WARFAREJAMES R. THURSFIELD
But Jerome contemplated his escape at some future day, and therefore feared that if married it might militate against it.
CLOTELLEWILLIAM WELLS BROWN
As your friend I would not advise you to do anything that would militate against your interests.
THE FACTS OF RECONSTRUCTIONJOHN R. LYNCH
In such cases it is not their ignorance and disbelief, nor a rational scepticism, that militate against success.
THE MISSING LINK IN MODERN SPIRITUALISMA. LEAH UNDERHILL
On the other hand, certain facts militate strongly against the story.
UNCLE SAMALBERT MATHEWS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MILITATE

  • carry weight
  • cut ice
  • enter into consideration
  • import
  • matter
  • mean
  • militate
  • rate
  • signify
  • tell
  • weigh
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.