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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·tra·dict /ˌkɑntrəˈdɪkt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tra·dict v. t. [imp. & p. p. Contradicted; p. pr. & vb. n. Contradicting.]
 1. To assert the contrary of; to oppose in words; to take issue with; to gainsay; to deny the truth of, as of a statement or a speaker; to impugn.
 Dear Duff, I prithee, contradict thyself,
 And say it is not so.   --Shak.
    The future can not contradict the past.   --Wordsworth.
 2. To be contrary to; to oppose; to resist. [Obs.]
    No truth can contradict another truth.   --Hooker.
 A greater power than we can contradict
 Hath thwarted our intents.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tra·dict, v. i. To oppose in words; to gainsay; to deny, or assert the contrary of, something.
    They . . . spake against those things which were spoken by Paul, contradicting and blaspheming.   --Acts xiii. 45.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: be in contradiction with [syn: belie, negate]
      2: deny the truth of [syn: negate, contravene]
      3: be resistant to; "The board opposed his motion" [syn: oppose,
      4: prove negative; show to be false [syn: negate] [ant: confirm]