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contradict

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of contradict

  1. 1 to make an assertion that is contrary to one made by (another) no matter what I say, you always have to contradict me Synonyms disagree (with), gainsay Related Words challenge, contest, dispute, question; confute, rebut, refute; cross, fight, oppose, resist Near Antonyms confirm, corroborate, substantiate, verify; attest, authenticate, avouch, certify, testify (to), vouch (for), witness Antonyms agree (with), concur (with)

  2. 2 to declare not to be true his account contradicted the story that they had gotten earlier Synonyms deny, disaffirm, disallow, disavow, disclaim, disconfirm, disown, gainsay, negate, negative, refute, reject, repudiateRelated Words traverse; challenge, confute, disprove, rebut; disagree (with), disputeNear Antonyms accept, adopt, embrace, espouse; affirm, announce, assert, aver, claim, declare, maintain, profess, submit; authenticate, corroborate, substantiate, validate, verifyAntonyms acknowledge, admit, allow, avow, concede, confirm, own



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