Gainsay

Definition of Gainsay

Gain`say´
v. t.1.To contradict; to deny; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid.
[imp. & p. p. Gainsaid (? or ?); p. pr. & vb. n. Gainsaying.]
I will give you a mouth and wisdom which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.
- Luke xxi. 15.
The just gods gainsay
That any drop thou borrow'dst from thy mother,
My sacred aunt, should by my mortal sword
Be drained.
- Shak.

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abjure, assert the contrary, be contrary to, belie, call into question, challenge, combat, contest, counter, cross, disaffirm, disallow, disclaim, disown, disprove, dispute, fight, forswear, impugn, join issue upon, negate, negative, not accept, not admit, nullify, oppose, oppugn, rebut, recant, refuse to admit, reject, renounce, repudiate, resist, retract, revoke, take back, take issue with, traverse, withstand
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