To deny the truth of (a statement or statements). (verb)
To make a statement denying the truth of the statement(s) made by (a person). (verb)
Examples of word contradict
Even the word contradict implies a civilized disagreement â€œFather, I beg to differ with youâ€ as opposed to the humiliating public showdowns many of us have experienced.
#31 â€“ Coldlimptruth â€“ see posts 12, 19, and 27 â€¦ they show how Karls word contradict Karls words.
The meanings and inferences associated with the subject (omnipotence = physical power) of a counterintuitive expression contradict those associated with the predicate (insubstantial = lack of physical substance), as in the expressions â€œthe bachelor is marriedâ€ or â€œthe deceased is alive.â€
But Suong also smiled tolerantly when the others boasted to us and never said a word to contradict them.
If it makes you feel good to believe that Obama is a narco-terrorist socialist Nazi Muslim crypto-fascist dictator from another planet, then, hey, it's true (or truthy, in Colbert's lexicon) and never mind that all those terms contradict each other.