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Synonyms for contradict
ˌkɒn trəˈdɪkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contradict, belie, negate(verb)

    be in contradiction with

    Synonyms:
    neutralise, misrepresent, oppose, nullify, neutralize, contravene, belie, negate, controvert

  2. contradict, negate, contravene(verb)

    deny the truth of

    Synonyms:
    neutralise, infringe, oppose, nullify, conflict, neutralize, run afoul, contravene, belie, negate, controvert

  3. oppose, controvert, contradict(verb)

    be resistant to

    "The board opposed his motion"

    Synonyms:
    fight, belie, controvert, counterbalance, negate, refute, defend, oppose, match, react, pit, contravene, play off, fight down, fight back, rebut

  4. negate, contradict(verb)

    prove negative; show to be false

    Synonyms:
    neutralise, nullify, oppose, neutralize, contravene, belie, negate, controvert

Wiktionary

  1. contradict(verb)

    To speak against; to forbid.

    Synonyms:
    deny, question, disconfirm, dispute

  2. contradict(verb)

    Synonyms:
    disconfirm, question, deny, dispute

  3. contradict(verb)

    Synonyms:
    question, dispute, deny, disconfirm

  4. contradict(verb)

    Synonyms:
    deny, dispute, disconfirm, question

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. contradict

    Synonyms:
    contend, decline, demur, deny, differ, disagree, dispute, dissent, oppose, protest, refuse

    Antonyms:
    accede, accept, accord, acquiesce, admit, agree, approve, assent, coincide, combine, comply, concur, consent, harmonize

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. contradict

    Synonyms:
    oppose, dissent, negative, controvert, deny, disprove, confute, refute, gainsay, contravene

    Antonyms:
    state, propound, maintain, argue, confirm, affirm, endorse

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contradict(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    deny, gainsay, dispute, controvert

  2. contradict(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    oppose, contravene, counteract, thwart, be contrary to

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    contradicted, contravene, refute, gainsay

How to say contradict in sign language?

  1. contradict

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