Definitions for gainsayˈgeɪnˌseɪ, geɪnˈseɪ

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  1. challenge, dispute, gainsay(verb)

    take exception to

    "She challenged his claims"

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  1. gainsay(Verb)

    To contradict; to deny, refute; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid.

  2. Origin: From gainsayen, ȝeinseggen, equivalent to .

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  1. Gainsay(verb)

    to contradict; to deny; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid

  2. Origin: [OE. geinseien, ageinseien. See Again, and Say to utter.]


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