from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Logic To negate, deny, or contradict.
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- v. To negate, deny or contradict.
- v. To take or carry away; to remove.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To take or carry away; to remove.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To take or carry away; remove.
- In logic, to deny: opposed to posit.
- In Hegelian logic, to cancel by a subsequent movement.
From Latin sublātus, past participle of tollere, to take away : sub-, sub- + lātus, taken; see telə- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)