Contradict and Rebut


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Contradict verb – To make an assertion that is contrary to one made by (another).
Usage example: no matter what I say, you always have to contradict me

Rebut is a synonym for contradict in deny topic. In some cases you can use "Rebut" instead a verb "Contradict", when it comes to topics like negate, disprove, confute. popular alternative
Nearby Words: contradictory, contradiction, contradictor, contradicting
Synonyms for Contradict


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Rebut verb – To drive back.
Contradict is a synonym for rebut in invalidate topic. You can use "Contradict" instead a verb "Rebut", if it concerns topics such as deny, disprove, confute. popular alternative
Nearby Words: rebuttal, rebutted, rebutting, rebutter
Synonyms for Rebut

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statement contradict statement rebut statement
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