3 senses of Abnegate found.
1. Abnegate VerbDeny
Deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure.
She denied herself wine and spirits.
2. Abnegate Verb
Surrender (power or a position).
The King abnegated his power to the ministers.
3. Abnegate Verb
Deny or renounce.
They abnegated their gods.
Check, Contain, Control, Curb, Hold, Hold In, Moderate - lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits.
Deny - declare untrue; contradict; "He denied the allegations".
Especially, Particularly, Peculiarly, Specially - to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common; "he was particularly fussy about spelling".
Ourselves, Ourself, Myself, Himself, Herself, Oneself, Themself, Yourself, Themselves - Used as a reflexive; "Do it yourself".
Delight, Joy, Pleasure - something or someone that provides a source of happiness; "a joy to behold".
Berth, Billet, Office, Place, Position, Post, Situation, Spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury".
Might, Mightiness, Power - physical strength; "Might is right".
Some - relatively many but unspecified in number; "they were here for some weeks".
Something - An undetermined or unspecified thing; "Lets have something".
Capitulation, Fall, Surrender - the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions); "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort".