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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

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

I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.
Marcel Duchamp

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
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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