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English verb: gainsay

1. gainsay (communication) take exception to


SamplesShe challenged his claims.


Synonymschallenge, dispute


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)contend, contest, repugn


Narrower (hyponym)call, call


Entailcall into question, oppugn, question









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