Translation of "contradict" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˌkɒn·trəˈdɪkt/ us /ˌkɑn·trəˈdɪkt/

If two things that are said or written about something contradict each other, they are so different that they cannot both be true.

estar en contradicción con
His account of the accident contradicts the official government report.

to say that what someone else has just said is wrong

contradecir, desmentir
He said we were all happy at work, and nobody dared to contradict him.

(Translation of “contradict” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /kontrəˈdikt/

to say the opposite of; to argue or disagree with

It’s unwise to contradict your boss.
contradiction /-ʃən/ noun

There is a contradiction between his two statements.
contradictory adjective

The two statements are contradictory.

(Translation of “contradict” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)