Part of speech: verb

To deny; oppose by denial; be inconsistent with.

Part of speech: verb

To utter a contradiction.

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Usage examples "contradict":

  1. In none of these cases had we any information which would contradict the statements made by the girls. - "Commercialized Prostitution in New York City", George Jackson Kneeland.
  2. Do not contradict me! - "Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face", Charles Kingsley.
  3. I think that Menlove is the kind of woman who will stick to her word, and the question for you to consider is, how can you best face out any report of the truth which she will spread, and contradict the lies that she will add to it? - "The Hand of Ethelberta", Thomas Hardy.