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Definitions of contradict

  1. To assert the opposite of; to deny. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. 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.
  3. To oppose in words; gainsay. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. be in contradiction with Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. prove negative; show to be false Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. deny the truth of Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. 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
  8. To be contrary to; to oppose; to resist. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. To oppose in words; to gainsay; to deny, or assert the contrary of, something. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. To oppose in words; assert the contrary; deny. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. To utter a contradiction. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.

Usage examples for contradict

  1. Do I contradict myself? – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. " Far be it from me to contradict the King," said I. Indeed, his remark was most absolutely true- so far as it went. – The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope
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