Synonyms of contradict in English:

contradict


See definition of contradict

verb

1‘this statement was contradicted by the foreign minister’

SYNONYMS

deny, refute, rebut, dispute, counter

say the opposite of

formal gainsay

rare controvert, confute, negative

ANTONYMS

confirm, verify, agree with

2‘nobody dared to contradict him’

SYNONYMS

challenge, oppose, argue against, go against, be at variance with

formal gainsay, impugn

3‘this research contradicts computer models which predict a warmer, wetter world’

SYNONYMS

conflict with, be at odds with, be at variance with, disagree with, be inconsistent with, clash with, run counter to, give the lie to, belie

negate

informal fly in the face of, make a nonsense of, shoot full of holes, drive a coach and horses through

ANTONYMS

corroborate, support