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English verb: nullify

1. nullify (social) declare invalid


SamplesThe contract was annulled.
Void a plea.


Synonymsannul, avoid, invalidate, quash, void


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cancel, strike down


Narrower (hyponym)break, stet


Antonymsvalidate, formalise, formalize

2. nullify (cognition) show to be invalid


Synonymsinvalidate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)contradict, negate


Antonymsvalidate

3. nullify (change) make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of


SamplesHer optimism neutralizes his gloom.
This action will negate the effect of my efforts.


Synonymsnegate, neutralise, neutralize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)weaken









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