contradict - definition and synonyms

 
verb [transitive] 

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/ˌkɒntrəˈdɪkt/
present tense
I/you/we/theycontradict
he/she/itcontradicts
present participlecontradicting
past tensecontradicted
past participlecontradicted
  1. 1
    to say that the opposite of what someone has said is true

    He didn’t dare contradict his parents.

  2. 2
    if one statement, piece of evidence, story etc contradicts another, they disagree and cannot both be true

    Her account of the accident contradicts that of the other driver.