Definition for NEG'A-TIVE

NEG'A-TIVE, v.t.

  1. To disprove; to prove the contrary. The omission or infrequency of such recitals does not negative the existence of miracles. Paley.
  2. To reject by vote; to refuse to enact or sanction. The senate negatived the bill.
  3. To resist a choice or what is proposed.

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