Simple Definition of controvert
: to say or prove that (something) is untrue
Examples of controvert in a sentence
The attorney offered evidence that controverted the plaintiff's allegations.
<ever since the poem was first published, critics and scholars have controverted over the meaning of its concluding lines>
Origin and Etymology of controvert
First Known Use: 1584
Rhymes with controvert
ambivert, bladderwort, bloody shirt, body shirt, butterwort, disconcert, extrovert, feverwort, hobble skirt, in concert, inexpert, introvert, liverwort, malapert, miniskirt, mitrewort, moneywort, overshirt, overskirt, pennywort, polo shirt, red alert, Saint-John's-wort, spiderwort, tail covert, thoroughwort, undershirt, underskirt, wing covert
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