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  Words related to contradict

Related / Similar Words: negate, oppose, controvert, contravene, belie

 

Definition:
  • prove negative; show to be false;
  • be resistant to; "The board opposed his motion";
  • deny the truth of;
  • be in contradiction with;

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    Hyponyms: invalidate, nullify, disprove, confute, veto, blackball, negative, protest, resist, dissent, deny

     

    Derivational Morphology: adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resister, negation, contradiction

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: tegenspreken   Finnish: kiistää  
    French: contredire   German: widersprechen  
    Hebrew: לסתור   Italian: contradire  
    Polish: zaprzeczać   Portuguese: contradizer  
    Romanian: a contrazice   Russian: перечить and противоречить  
    Spanish: contradecir   Ukrainian: заперечувати and суперечити  
     
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