Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb abnegate

3 senses of abnegate

Sense 1
deny, abnegate -- (deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure; "She denied herself wine and spirits")
       => control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate -- (lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger")

Sense 2
abnegate -- (surrender (power or a position); "The King abnegated his power to the ministers")
       => surrender, give up -- (give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another; "The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered")

Sense 3
abnegate -- (deny or renounce; "They abnegated their gods")
       => deny -- (refuse to accept or believe; "He denied his fatal illness")

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