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controvert


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Controvert  \Con"tro*vert\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Controverted}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Controverting}.]  [See  {Controversy}.] 
  To  make  matter  of  controversy;  to  dispute  or  oppose  by 
  reasoning;  to  contend  against  in  words  or  writings;  to 
  contest;  to  debate. 
 
  Some  controverted  points  had  decided  according  to  the 
  sense  of  the  best  jurists.  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  controvert 
  v  1:  be  resistant  to  "The  board  opposed  his  motion."  [syn:  {oppose}, 
  {contradict}] 
  2:  prove  to  be  false  or  incorrect  [syn:  {refute},  {rebut}] 




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