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 “Father, I beg to differ with you” as opposed to the humiliating public showdowns many of us have experienced.
#31 – Coldlimptruth – see posts 12, 19, and 27 … 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 “the bachelor is married” or “the deceased is alive.”
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.