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Verb: contradict  ,kón-tru'dikt
  1. Be in contradiction with
    - belie, negate
     
  2. Deny the truth of
    - negate, contravene
     
  3. Be resistant to
    "The board contradicted his motion";
    - oppose, controvert
     
  4. (logic) prove negative; show to be false
    - negate

Derived forms: contradicted, contradicting, contradicts

Type of: demonstrate, depart, deviate, differ, disagree, dissent, diverge, establish, prove, rebut, refute, shew [Brit, archaic], show, take issue, vary

Encyclopedia: Contradict