Negate vs Annul - What's the difference?

negate | annul |


As verbs the difference between negate and annul

is that negate is to deny the existence, evidence, or truth of; to contradict while annul is to formally revoke the validity of.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

negate

English

Verb

(negat)
  • To deny the existence, evidence, or truth of; to contradict.
  • The investigation tending to negate any supernatural influences.
  • To nullify or cause to be ineffective.
  • Progress on the study has been negated by the lack of funds.
  • To be negative; bring or cause negative results.
  • a pessimism that always negates
  • (computing) To perform the NOT operation on.
  • annul

    English

    Verb

  • To formally revoke the validity of.
  • To dissolve (a marital union) on the grounds that it is not valid.
  • Derived terms

    * annulment

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