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militate - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'militate' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Militate [ v. i.]
- To make war; to fight; to contend; -- usually followed by against and with.

Meaning of 'militate' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . militate [ v]
Meaning (1):
- have force or influence; bring about an effect or change
Example in sentence:
  • Politeness militated against this opinion being expressed