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Synonyms of contradict in English:


  • 1 this statement was contradicted by the foreign minister
    deny, refute, rebut, dispute, counter;
    say the opposite of
    formal gainsay
    [Antonyms] confirm, verify, agree with
  • 2 nobody dared to contradict him
    challenge, oppose, argue against, go against, be at variance with
    formal gainsay, impugn
  • 3 this research contradicts computer models which predict a warmer, wetter world
    conflict with, be at odds with, be at variance with, disagree with, be inconsistent with, clash with, run counter to, give the lie to, belie;
    informal fly in the face of, make a nonsense of, shoot full of holes, drive a coach and horses through
    [Antonyms] corroborate, support
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