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Pittsburgh won, 18-16, after Kansas City had a successful two-point conversion attempt negated by a holding penalty on tackle Eric Fisher.

We caught some of these during manual checks, but reading through all the documents would be practically impossible and would negate the benefit of building a model in the first place.

On a third and four earlier in the drive, Brady was intercepted by Kansas City’s Tyrann Mathieu, but the play was negated by a holding penalty on teammate Charvarius Ward.

That 50-50 split, however, might also negate much benefit from getting rid of the filibuster.

They smashed windows, toppled artifacts, rifled through senators’ private desks in search of “evidence” that would help them literally turn back the clock, negating the results of a free and fair election.

Or worse, it would negate Kercher completely, which has been a regular practice in the coverage of the case.

Gelman quietly answered “no,” and that seemed to negate his hearsay point.

Just because two goods or two rights are in tension, it does not mean that one should negate the other.

Almost as if to negate the inevitable White House walk-back that his statement was “taken out of context,” Biden dug in his heels.

That's not to negate the fact that we hope that the destination will be satisfying.

The Anarchistic teachings have in common only this, that they negate the State for our future.

A part of them negate law for our future; these teachings may be called anomistic.

They have this in common, that they negate the State for our future.

One part of them negate property for our future; these teachings may be characterized as indoministic.

Therefore if the universe be really dual, its two principles must negate and contradict each other.


On this page you'll find 127 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to negate, such as: annihilate, belie, cancel out, disallow, disprove, and invalidate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.