Definition of Abnegate in English :

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Abnegate meaning in English

Meaning of Abnegate in English

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1. abnegate, deny

deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure

Example Sentences:
'She denied herself wine and spirits'

2. abnegate

surrender (power or a position)

Example Sentences:
'The King abnegated his power to the ministers'

3. abnegate

deny or renounce

Example Sentences:
'They abnegated their gods'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of abnegate
to deny to oneself; renounce (privileges, pleasure, etc)

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈabneˌgated or ˈabneˌgating
to give up (rights, claims, etc.); renounce

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tr.v. ab·ne·gat·ed, ab·ne·gat·ing, ab·ne·gates
1. To give up (rights or a claim, for example); renounce.
2. To deny (something) to oneself: The minister abnegated the luxuries of life.

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