abnegator


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ab·ne·gate

 (ăb′nĭ-gāt′)
tr.v. ab·ne·gat·ed, ab·ne·gat·ing, ab·ne·gates
1. To give up (rights or a claim, for example); renounce.
2. To deny (something) to oneself: The minister abnegated the luxuries of life.

[Latin abnegāre, abnegāt-, to refuse : ab-, away; see ab-1 + negāre, to deny; see ne in Indo-European roots.]

ab′ne·ga′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abnegator - one who gives up or relinquishes or renounces somethingabnegator - one who gives up or relinquishes or renounces something
bestower, conferrer, donor, giver, presenter - person who makes a gift of property