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Word of the Day 01/09/20 Controvert

Controvert (verb)
controvert [ kon-truh-vurt, kon-truh-vurt ]


verb (used with object)
1. to argue against; dispute; deny; oppose.
2. to argue about; debate; discuss.

OTHER WORDS FROM CONTROVERT
con·tro·vert·er, con·tro·vert·ist, noun
con·tro·vert·i·ble, adjective
con·tro·vert·i·bly, adverb
un·con·tro·vert·ed, adjective
un·con·tro·vert·ed·ly, adverb
un·con·tro·vert·i·ble, adjective
un·con·tro·vert·i·bly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH CONTROVERT
contravene

WORDS RELATED TO CONTROVERT
confound, deny, refute, oppugn, contradict, challenge, counter, question, wrangle, break, confute, disprove, contest, debate, rebut, discuss, dispute, disconfirm

SYNONYMS FOR CONTROVERT
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1. refute, rebut.

Origin: 1600–10; alteration of earlier controverse (< Latin contrōversus; see controversy) with -vert from advert, convert, etc.

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