WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

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- S: (v) contradict, belie,
**negate**(be in contradiction with) - S: (v) contradict,
**negate**, contravene (deny the truth of) - S: (v)
**negate**, contradict (prove negative; show to be false) *direct troponym*/*full troponym*- S: (v) invalidate, nullify (show to be invalid)
- S: (v) disprove, confute (prove to be false)
*"The physicist disproved his colleagues' theories"* *domain category**direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/**sister term**- S: (v) prove, demonstrate, establish, show, shew (establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment)
*"The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"* - S: (v) prove oneself (show one's ability or courage)
- S: (v) prove (prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof)
- S: (v)
**negate**, contradict (prove negative; show to be false) - S: (v) stultify (prove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone's incompetence)
*"nobody is legally allowed to stultify himself"* *antonym**derivationally related form*- W: (adj) negative [Related to: negate] (expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial)
*sentence frame*- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
- S: (v) neutralize, neutralise, nullify,
**negate**(make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of)*"Her optimism neutralizes his gloom"; "This action will negate the effect of my efforts"*