Meaning of gainsay
- deny or contradict (a fact or statement).
the impact of the railways cannot be gainsaid
Middle English: from obsolete gain- ‘against’ + say.
Information about gainsay
- It is a verb.
- The plural form of gainsay is: gainsays.
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Hyphenation of gainsay
- It consists of 2 syllables and 7 chars.
- gainsay is a word disyllabic because it has two syllables
Meaning state that one refuses to admit the truth or existence of:
Meaning deny the truth of (a statement) by asserting the opposite:
Meaning deny the truth or validity of:
Meaning actively resist (a person or system):
Meaning engage in competition to attain (a position of power):
Meaning a long flat-topped fitment across which business is conducted in a shop or bank or refreshments are served in a cafeteria:
Meaning prove that (something) is false:
Meaning expose the falseness or hollowness of (an idea or belief):
Meaning show (a belief or theory) to be false or unfounded:
Meaning harm the good reputation of:
Meaning deny or contradict (a statement or accusation):
Meaning claim or prove that (evidence or an accusation) is false:
Meaning repudiate; declare void:
Meaning deny the truth of (something):
Meaning prove (a person or an assertion or accusation) to be wrong:
Meaning establish the truth or correctness of (something previously believed or suspected to be the case):
Words that rhyme with gainsay
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