Variant of contradict
- to assert the opposite of (what someone else has said)
- to deny the statement of (a person)
- to declare (a statement, report, etc.) to be false or incorrect
- to be contrary or opposed to; go against: the facts contradict his theory
Origin: ; from Classical Latin contradictus, past participle of contradicere ; from contra-, contra- plush dicere, to speak: see diction
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