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In a contrary direction, manner, etc.; in opposition; opposite
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  1. In a contrary direction, manner, etc.; in opposition; opposite
  2. To act, do, move, etc. counter to (a person or thing); oppose or check
  3. To or toward an opposite or dissimilar course or outcome:
To assert to be untrue, often by saying the opposite:
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  1. To assert to be untrue, often by saying the opposite:
  2. To deny the statement of (a person)
  3. To be contrary or opposed to; go against
To prove to be false or erroneous; overthrow by argument or proof:
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  1. To prove to be false or erroneous; overthrow by argument or proof:
  2. To prove (an argument or statement) to be false or wrong, by argument or evidence
  3. To prove (a person) to be wrong; confute
To put forth reasons for or against something:
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  1. To put forth reasons for or against something:
  2. To give reasons for and against; discuss; debate
  3. To have a disagreement; quarrel; dispute
To dispute about, esp. in a meeting or legislature
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  1. To dispute about, esp. in a meeting or legislature
  2. To discuss or argue (a question, for example) formally.
  3. To dispute or argue about.
To argue or debate (a question); discuss pro and con
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  1. To argue or debate (a question); discuss pro and con
  2. To engage in discussion or argument; debate.
  3. To argue; debate
To try to disprove or invalidate (something) as by argument or legal action; dispute
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  1. To try to disprove or invalidate (something) as by argument or legal action; dispute
  2. To contend; struggle (with or against)
  3. To call into question and take an active stand against; dispute or challenge:
To be contrary or opposed to; go against
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  1. To be contrary or opposed to; go against
  2. To assert to be untrue, often by saying the opposite:
  3. To deny the statement of (a person)
To act or be in violation of (a law, directive, or principle, for example); violate:
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  1. To act or be in violation of (a law, directive, or principle, for example); violate:
  2. To go against; oppose; conflict with; violate
  3. To disagree with in argument; contradict
To refuse to believe; reject:
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  1. To refuse to believe; reject:
  2. To refuse the request of (a person)
  3. To give a refusal to; turn down or away:
(Law) To refuse to abide by (a contract, agreement, etc.); repudiate
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  1. (Law) To refuse to abide by (a contract, agreement, etc.); repudiate
  2. To deny or contradict (a former statement)
  3. To deny, contradict or repudiate
To declare to be false; deny.
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  1. To declare to be false; deny.
  2. To contradict; to withsay; to deny, refute; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid.
  3. To deny
To make negative:
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  1. To make negative:
  2. (Computers) To perform the machine logic operation NOT gate.
  3. To deny the existence or truth of
To prove false; disprove
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  1. To prove false; disprove
  2. Devoid of evidence of a suspected condition or disease, as a diagnostic test.
  3. To deny; contradict
To oppose with argument; criticize adversely; call in question
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  1. To oppose with argument; criticize adversely; call in question
To move to the side or back and forth.
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  1. To move to the side or back and forth.
  2. To turn (a gun, lathe, etc.) laterally; swivel
  3. To cause to move laterally on a pivot; swivel:
Find another word for controvert. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for controvert, like: counter, contradict, refute, argue, debate, dispute, contest, confute, deny, disprove and oppose.