gainsay[ geyn-sey, geyn-sey ]SEE DEFINITION OF gainsay
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GAINSAY
After that it was fit that silence should again intervene, for I could not gainsay him.
I have my own roof, such as it is, and no one to gainsay me under it.
Arthur felt that he was, in some measure, and did not gainsay it.
This fine deed was soon forgotten, and there are even people who gainsay it.
After the invading army had retired, no one will gainsay the sound sense of his behaviour.
"Yes," she answered, with a quiet dignity which he could not gainsay.
That may do in the bank, perhaps, where none can gainsay him.
There was no one to dispute his will,—none to gainsay his opinions.
He was the head of the household, however, so there was none to gainsay him.
Governor Gage could not gainsay the fact that the citizens were victors.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GAINSAY
- argue against
- blow sky high
- burn down
- cancel out
- dispose of
- give the lie to
- give thumbs down to
- reply to
- shoot down
- shoot full of holes
- show up
- take a stand against
- tear down