WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

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- S: (v) contradict, belie,
**negate**(be in contradiction with) *direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/**sister term**- S: (v) deviate, vary, diverge, depart (be at variance with; be out of line with)
- S: (v) aberrate (diverge or deviate from the straight path; produce aberration)
*"The surfaces of the concave lens may be proportioned so as to aberrate exactly equal to the convex lens"* - S: (v) aberrate (diverge from the expected)
*"The President aberrated from being a perfect gentleman"* - S: (v) contradict, belie,
**negate**(be in contradiction with) *derivationally related form*- W: (adj) contradictory [Related to: contradict] (that confounds or contradicts or confuses)
- W: (adj)
contradictory [Related to: contradict] (in disagreement)
*"the figures are at odds with our findings"; "contradictory attributes of unjust justice and loving vindictiveness"- John Morley* - W: (adj) contradictory [Related to: contradict] (unable for both to exist or be true at the same time)
- W: (adj)
contradictory [Related to: contradict] (of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false)
*"`perfect' and `imperfect' are contradictory terms"* - W: (n) negation [Related to: negate] ((logic) a proposition that is true if and only if another proposition is false)
*sentence frame*- S: (v) contradict,
**negate**, contravene (deny the truth of) - S: (v)
**negate**, contradict (prove negative; show to be false) - S: (v) neutralize, neutralise, nullify,
**negate**(make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of)*"Her optimism neutralizes his gloom"; "This action will negate the effect of my efforts"*