one who gives up or relinquishes or renounces something
Derivationally related forms: ↑abnegate
Hypernyms: ↑donor, ↑giver, ↑presenter, ↑bestower, ↑conferrer

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  • Abnegator — Ab ne*ga tor, n. [L.] One who abnegates, denies, or rejects anything. [R.] [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abnegator — noun see abnegate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abnegator — See abnegate. * * * …   Universalium

  • abnegator — noun One who abnegates, denies, or rejects …   Wiktionary

  • abnegator — æbnɪgeɪtÉ™(r) n. one who abnegates, one who gives up or renounces …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abnegator — ab·ne·ga·tor …   English syllables

  • abnegate — transitive verb ( gated; gating) Etymology: back formation from abnegation Date: 1623 1. deny, renounce < abnegated their God > 2. surrender, relinquish < abnegated her powers > • abnegator …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abnegate — abnegation, n. abnegator, n. /ab ni gayt /, v.t., abnegated, abnegating. 1. to refuse or deny oneself (some rights, conveniences, etc.); reject; renounce. 2. to relinquish; give up. [1650 60; < L abnegatus denied (ptp. of abnegare). See AB ,… …   Universalium

  • abnegation — noun A denial; a renunciation. Syn: repudiation, denial, renunciation See Also: abnegate, abnegator …   Wiktionary

  • ՈՒՐԱՆԱՄ — (ացայ.) NBH 2 0558 Chronological Sequence: Unknown date, Early classical, 5c, 6c ն. հյց. խնդ. ἁρνέομαι, ἁρνοῦμαι, ἁπαρνέομαι nego, abnego, repudio ἁπέπω (ապասել) ἁποποιέομαι abdico, amoveo, rejicio. (լծ. յն. արնէ՛օմէ, արնո՛ւմե. եւ հյ. հեռանալ,… …   հայերեն բառարան (Armenian dictionary)

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