Definition of Controverts

1. Verb. (third-person singular of controvert) ¹



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Definition of Controverts

1. controvert [v] - See also: controvert

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Controverts

controversialness
controversies
controversion
controversor
controversors
controversy
controvert
controverted
controverter
controverters
controvertible
controvertibly
controverting
controvertist
controvertists
controverts (current term)
contubernal
contumacies
contumacious
contumaciously
contumaciousness
contumacy
contumelies
contumelious
contumeliously
contumeliousness
contumely
contund
contunded
contunds

Literary usage of Controverts

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1. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1840)
"... and Lord Jo/in Russell—Able Speech of Sir Robert Peel in opposition to the Motion—He controverts the alleged fact of the decline of our Manufactures—Mr. ..."

2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History and Politics of the Year (1840)
"... and 7/ord John Russell—Able Speech of Sir Robert Peel in opposition to the Motion—He controverts the alleged fact of the decline of our Manufactures—Mr. ..."

3. The Diary of James K. Polk During His Presidency, 1845 to 1849 by James Knox Polk, Milo Milton Quaife (1910)
"... which I claim as a part of the property which I purchased from him as Executor of Felix Grundy dec'd, & which he controverts. We talked the matter over, ..."

4. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1901)
"... whether the action be for trespass to realty, to personalty, or to the person, the defendant may give in evidence any matter which directly controverts ..."

5. Antiquary: A Magazine Devoted to the Study of the Past by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1880)
"This document, which so strikingly controverts the belief that the country lay prostrate before the Chair of St. Peter has not, so far as the writer is ..."

6. The British Critic, and Quarterly Theological Review by John Henry Newman, James Shergold Boone (1813)
"... opinions and arguments he controverts. The author of Caledonia in particular is not fo ... controverts ..."

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