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Definition of Contradict

Contradict

  1. To assert the contrary of; to oppose in words; to take issue with; to gainsay; to deny the truth of, as of a statement or a speaker; to impugn.
  2. To be contrary to; to oppose; to resist.
  3. To oppose in words; to gainsay; to deny, or assert the contrary of, something.

Contradict Quotations

We have but one flag, one country; let us stand together. We may differ in color, but not in sentiment. Many things have been said about me which are wrong, and which white and black persons here, who stood by me through the war, can contradict.
Nathan Bedford Forrest

Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes.
Walt Whitman

Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to weigh and consider.
Francis Bacon

Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost; that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but out of sight, out of mind.
Leo Rosten

I believe every chess player senses beauty, when he succeeds in creating situations, which contradict the expectations and the rules, and he succeeds in mastering this situation.
Vladimir Kramnik
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Contradict Translations

contradict in Dutch is tegenspreken, in tegenspraak zijn met
contradict in German is widersprechen, widerspreche
contradict in Italian is contraddire
contradict in Norwegian is motsi
contradict in Spanish is contradecir
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