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Definitions of contradict

  1. be in contradiction with Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. prove negative; show to be false Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. deny the truth of Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. be resistant to; "The board opposed his motion" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. To assert the contrary of; to oppose in words; to take issue with; to gainsay; to deny the truth of, as of a statement or a speaker; to impugn. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. To be contrary to; to oppose; to resist. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. To oppose in words; to gainsay; to deny, or assert the contrary of, something. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. To assert the opposite of; to deny. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. To oppose in words; gainsay. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. To speak in opposition to: to oppose by words: to assert the contrary: to deny. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. To oppose in words; assert the contrary; deny. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. To deny; oppose by denial; be inconsistent with. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. To utter a contradiction. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. To oppose by words; to affirm the contrary; to deny; to be directly contrary to. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. To oppose by words; to assert the contrary of what has been said; to gainsay; to impugn. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. kon-tra-dikt', v.t. to oppose by words: to assert the contrary: to deny: to be contrary to in character.--adj. CONTRADICT'ABLE.--n. CONTRADIC'TION, act of contradicting: a speaking against: denial: inconsistency.--adj. CONTRADIC'TIOUS.--advs. CONTRADIC'TIOUSLY (rare), CONTRADIC'TORILY.--adjs. CONTRADICT'IVE, CONTRADICT'ORY, affirming the contrary: inconsistent.--n. CONTRADICT'ORINESS, the quality of being contradictory, [L. contradic[)e]re, -dictum.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  17. Deny (statement); deny the words of (person); be contrary to, as these rumours c. each other. Hence or cogn. contradictable a., contradictor n. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
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