contradicted, past tense; contradicted, past participle; contradicting, present participle; contradicts, 3rd person singular present;
Deny the truth of (a statement), esp. by asserting the opposite
the survey appears to contradict the industry's claims
he did not contradict what he said last week
Assert the opposite of a statement made by (someone)
he did not contradict her but just said nothing
within five minutes he had contradicted himself twice
Be in conflict with
that evaporation seems to contradict one of the most fundamental principles of physics
be in contradiction with
deny the truth of
oppose: be resistant to; "The board opposed his motion"
negate: prove negative; show to be false
(contradiction) opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas
(contradiction) (logic) a statement that is necessarily false; "the statement `he is brave and he is not brave' is a contradiction"
In classical logic, a contradiction consists of a logical incompatibility between two or more propositions. It occurs when the propositions, taken together, yield two conclusions which form the logical, usually opposite inversions of each other. ...
(Contradictions (album)) Contradictions is the second album by Fort Worth hip-hop duo One Gud Cide. The album was re-released in 2001 by Down Low Records.
(CONTRADICTION) "Two statements which cannot both be true because one denies the other." (35, Warburton 96)
(Contradiction) (1) The conjunction of any proposition and its negation, (2) in truth-functional propositional logic, the negation of any tautology, hence any proposition that is false in every row of its truth table or in every interpretation. See contingency; tautology.
(contradiction) One of the basic laws of logic which says that "A cannot be non-A." Any two propositions, theories, ideas, beings, substances, conditions, events, etc. are said to be contradictory when to affirm one is to deny the other, or to deny one is to affirm the other. ...
(contradiction). A term for the articulation of a practice (q.v.) into the complex whole of the social formation (q.v.). Contradictions may be antagonistic or non-antagonistic according to whether their state of overdetermination (q.v. ...
A contradiction is an equation that implies that a false sentence is true.
A contradiction occurs when one asserts two mutually exclusive propositions, such as, "Abortion is wrong and abortion is not wrong." Since a claim and its contradictory cannot both be true, one of them must be false. ...
(Contradictions) are the core concept of Relational Dialectics. It is the dynamic interplay between unified oppositions. A contradiction is formed "whenever two tendencies or forces are interdependent (unity) yet mutually negate one another (negation)". ...
(Contradictions) Where Chronicles contradicts Samuel-Kings preference must be given to the older work, except where the text of the latter is clearly corrupt. ...
(Contradictions) are equations that are never true regardless of the value substituted for the variable. x+1=x x+1=x is a contradiction.
(contradictions) words or ideas that oppose one another [Grade 11]
v. say sth that conflicts with by (sb), suggesting that the person is mistaken or not telling the truth
to contradict means that things disagree with each other in the details and/or general facts and ideas.