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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

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

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

A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.
George Bernard Shaw

I begin with the principle that all men are bores. Surely no one will prove himself so great a bore as to contradict me in this.
Soren Kierkegaard

There is only one thing a philosopher can be relied upon to do, and that is to contradict other philosophers.
William James
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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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