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Definition 1: prove to be false or incorrect - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for controvert in the sense of this definition

(controvert is a kind of ...) prove to be false

"The physicist disproved his colleagues' theories"

Definition 2: be resistant to - [verb of communication]

Samples where controvert or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The board opposed his motion

Synonyms for controvert in the sense of this definition

(controvert is a kind of ...) overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof

"The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments"

(... is a kind of controvert ) vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent

"The President vetoed the bill"

(... is a kind of controvert ) express opposition through action or words

"dissent to the laws of the country"

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