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gainsaid Explained

gainsaid at English irregular forms Of Explained:

=> {gainsay}

Gainsaid at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Gainsay \Gain`say"\ (? or ?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Gainsaid} (? or ?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gainsaying}.] [OE.
geinseien, ageinseien. See {Again}, and {Say} to utter.]
To contradict; to deny; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid.

I will give you a mouth and wisdom which all your
adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.
--Luke xxi.

The just gods gainsay That any drop thou borrow'dst
from thy mother, My sacred aunt, should by my mortal
sword Be drained. --Shak.

gainsaid at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

See {gainsay}

v : take exception to; "She challenged his claims" [syn: {challenge},
[also: {gainsaid}]

gainsaid at English (WD) Of Explained:



  • Inter: past of » gainsay

  • Translation: de » gainsaid
    Translation: fa » gainsaid
    Translation: mg » gainsaid
    Translation: my » gainsaid
    Translation: pl » gainsaid
    Translation: ta » gainsaid
    Translation: vi » gainsaid