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contradict

Synonyms of contradict in English:

verb

  • 1 he contradicted the government's account of the affair
    formal gainsay
    [Antonyms] confirm, agree with
  • 2 nobody dared to contradict him
    argue against, go against, challenge, oppose
    formal gainsay
  • 3 this research contradicts previous assertions
    conflict with, be at odds with, be at variance with, be inconsistent with, run counter to, disagree with
    [Antonyms] corroborate, support
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