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: 1563
CONTROVERT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of controvert for English Language Learners
: to say or prove that (something) is untrue
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