HyperDic: contradict

English > 4 senses of the word contradict:
VERBstativecontradict, belie, negatebe in contradiction with
communicationcontradict, negate, contravenedeny the truth of
communicationcontradict, oppose, controvertbe resistant to
cognitioncontradict, negateprove negative
contradict > pronunciation
Soundskaa.ntrahdih'kt
Rhymesaddict ... verdict: 24 rhymes with ihkt...
English > contradict: 4 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe in contradiction with.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsbelie, negate
Broaderdeviate, vary, diverge, departBe at variance with
Spanishcontradecir, desmentir
Adjectivescontradictoryof words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false
contradictoryunable to be both true at the same time
contradictoryin disagreement
contradictorythat confounds or contradicts or confuses / confuses / confuses
English > contradict: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningdeny the truth of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsnegate, contravene
Narrowerdenydeclare untrue
Broaderdisagree, differ, dissent, take issueBe of different opinions
Spanishcontradecir, contravenir, infringir
Catalancontradir, contravenir, infringir
Adjectivescontradictoryof words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false
contradictoryunable to be both true at the same time
Nounscontradictionthe speech act of contradicting someone
English > contradict: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningBe resistant to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsoppose, controvert
Narrowerprotest, resist, dissentExpress opposition through action or words / words
veto, blackball, negativeVote against
Broaderrefute, rebutoverthrow by argument, evidence, or proof
Spanishcontradecir
Catalancontradir
English > contradict: 4 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningprove negative; show to be false.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymnegate
Categorylogic, logical system, system of logicA system of reasoning
Narrowerdisprove, confuteprove to be false
invalidate, nullifyshow to be invalid
Broaderprove, demonstrate, establish, show, shewEstablish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment / experiment
Oppositeconfirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirmEstablish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
Spanishcontradecir

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