Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de contradict

(verbo) 
Definition
(of a fact or statement) to suggest that (another fact or statement) is wrong
We knew she was wrong, but nobody liked to contradict her.His comments contradict remarks he made earlier that day.
Sinônimos
dispute
He disputed the allegations.
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challenge
The move was immediately challenged by the opposition.
,
belie
The facts of the situation belie his testimony.
,
fly in the face of
,
make a nonsense of
,
gainsay (archaic, literary)
There was no-one to gainsay this assertion.
,
be at variance with
(verbo) 
Definition
to declare the opposite of (a statement) to be true
The result appears to contradict a major study carried out last December.
Sinônimos
negate
I can neither negate nor affirm this claim.
,
deny
She denied the accusations.
,
oppose
Mr Taylor was bitter towards those who had opposed him.
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contravene
This deportation order contravenes basic human rights.
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Opostos

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of belie
Definition
to show to be untrue
The facts of the situation belie his testimony.
Sinônimos
give the lie to,
make a nonsense of,
gainsay (archaic, literary),
prove false,
blow out of the water (slang),
in the sense of challenge
Definition
to call (a decision or action) into question
The move was immediately challenged by the opposition.
Sinônimos
object to,
disagree with,
take issue with,
impugn (formal),
throw down (US, slang)
in the sense of contravene
This deportation order contravenes basic human rights.
Sinônimos
conflict with,
interfere with,
go against,

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