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Synonyms for contradict

Synonyms for (verb) contradict

Synonyms: contradict, negate Definition: prove negative; show to be false

Similar words: shew, show, prove, demonstrate, establish Definition: establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment Usage: The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound; The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture

Synonyms: oppose, contradict, controvert Definition: be resistant to Usage: The board opposed his motion

Similar words: rebut, refute Definition: overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof Usage: The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments

Synonyms: contradict, contravene, negate Definition: deny the truth of

Similar words: differ, disagree, dissent, take issue Definition: be of different opinions Usage: I beg to differ!; She disagrees with her husband on many questions

Synonyms: contradict, belie, negate Definition: be in contradiction with

Similar words: diverge, depart, deviate, vary Definition: be at variance with; be out of line with