English to Afrikaans Meaning :: gainsay

Gainsay :
teëspreek
- teëspreekgainsayerteëspraakgainsays
 

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Verb(1) take exception to

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(1) Twenty-five years on, who can gainsay their prophetic analysis?(2) He had a hot temper and a weekly column in which he could publicly tear to shreds anyone who dared gainsay him or meddle with his works.(3) Now, I don't gainsay the need to start the transition process.(4) Legitimate children were subject to the commands of their father, with the mother having no legal right to gainsay him.(5) So whoever is Home Secretary can define the points at which the IRA is a threat, or a partner in talks or any point in between, and neither we nor the legal system can gainsay him.(6) But it is hard to gainsay the fundamental reality that the liberal news media are more firmly in the saddle than ever.(7) No-one can possibly gainsay the need to travel on the railway in safety and it will be difficult to advance an argument against these giants.(8) But if it ends up being closer to the 200th year, I would not be around in any case, and I will not be able to have anyone gainsay me.(9) Whatever problems one might have with military tribunals, is it really possible to gainsay the White House response on this one?(10) Now I dance to my own piper and if I want to sleep in I have no master to gainsay me.(11) So, claim above-average looks yourself, and who is to gainsay you?(12) none could gainsay her(13) Everyone who believes it is legit will find some way to gainsay the believers.(14) My warnings over the last six years had been so numerous, so detailed, and were now so terribly vindicated, that no one could gainsay me.(15) We may not gainsay the outcome but we can say that if the Commission rules against Deputy Collins the party leadership will have little room for manoeuvre.(16) These revisionists could not of course ultimately gainsay the fact that France was defeated.
Synonyms
Verb
1. deny ::
ontken
2. dispute ::
geskil
3. disagree with ::
saamstem met
4. argue with ::
stry met
5. dissent from ::
verdeeldheid van
6. contradict ::
weerspreek
7. repudiate ::
verwerp
8. challenge ::
uitdaging
9. oppose ::
teenstaan
10. contest ::
wedstryd
11. counter ::
counter
12. controvert ::
betwisten
13. rebut ::
weerlê
Antonyms
1. acknowledge ::
erken
2. admit ::
erken
3. allow ::
toelaat
4. avow ::
avow
5. concede ::
toegee
6. confirm ::
bevestig
7. own ::
eie
Different Forms
gainsay, gainsayer, gainsayers, gainsaying, gainsays
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