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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

Today's interpretations of religion are often backward and contradict the needs of civilization.
Naguib Mahfouz

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

A writer may tell me that he thinks man will ultimately become an ostrich. I cannot properly contradict him.
Thomas Malthus

The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.
Oscar Wilde
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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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