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tr.v. sub·lat·ed, sub·lat·ing, sub·lates Logic
To negate, deny, or contradict.

[From Latin sublātus, past participle of tollere, to take away : sub-, sub- + lātus, taken; see telə- in Indo-European roots.]

sub·la′tion (-lā′shən) n.


vb (tr)
formal to deny
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Such an elegant formulation, "the presence of promise in the world", sublates any accusations of simple deliverance or millenarianism.
Hegel considers Old Comedy (and Aristophanes in particular) not only the crowning achievement of the Greek "Kunstreligion"--indeed, the form that dissolves art as such (Hegel 15: 572)--but also the phenomenological shape that bears most responsibility for initiating the principle of modern subjectivity (15: 573), even more so than the tragic art it dialectically sublates.
One might describe his pleasure as "a jouissance attained through sucking" (Copjec, 1994: 128), which, as with all the vampires in Rice's tales, never fully sublates and leads to ultimate disappointment.
Robinson Crusoe sublates this questioning to an offstage conversion; Foe leaves it suspended, without resolution.
It simultaneously reveals and sublates hidden emotional conflicts, functioning as the manly, cool, and ultimately empty "face" of individual trauma.
Each new moment in the dialectical progression sublates the previous moments in order to move along the series to higher comprehension.
Their mutual indwelling (perichoresis) thus sublates vertical and horizontal differences.
44 and 289-297) over against advaita ("nondualism"), which, however, sublates Jesus, church, and Bible as easily as devas, varnas, and Vedic injunctions (cf.
He had learned from Aquinas that grace, even as it sublates nature, always respects nature's proper dynamisms.
Sets out to chart "the imaginary geography in which both Whitman and Snyder are inscribed," one in which "the Orient functions as the third term that allows America to reaffirm its exceptional world-historical position vis-a-vis Europe at a moment when the course of events seems to put this exceptionality into question"; argues that "both Whitman and Snyder imagine a millenarian dialectic wherein the American poetry, by encompassing West and East, Occident and Orient, completes and sublates (in the Hegelian sense of aufheben) the world-historical process; and both poets put forward the figure of anacyclosis--the (geographical and historical) closing of the circle--as the most powerful emblem of this dialectic.
sublates the activity of the first substance; but the first substance is likewise this sublation of its immediacy or of the effect posited in it, so that it sublates the activity of the second, too, and reacts.
He also sublates the ontological notion of the truth of metaphysics mainly through the fact that he questions the opposition between truth and untruth.