The word “gainsay” has 2 syllables: gain-say.

It's pronounced as /ˈɡeɪnˌseɪ/.

What is synonym and antonym for gainsay?

In the thesaurus, “gainsay” has 4 synonyms and 9 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for gainsay along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for gainsay

  • contradict
  • deny
  • refute
  • reject

Antonyms for gainsay

  • accept
  • acknowledge
  • admit
  • adopt
  • allow
  • concede
  • confirm
  • own
  • verify

Meanings of gainsay

  • verb
    1. To say something in contradiction to.

Example Sentences

  • She couldn't gainsay the undeniable evidence presented in court.
  • The success of the project was hard to gainsay given the impressive results.
  • Despite his attempts to gainsay the accusations, the truth became evident.
  • The overwhelming support from the community was difficult to gainsay.
  • The statistics clearly gainsay the notion that the problem is improving.

On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to gainsay, such as: accept, acknowledge, admit, adopt, allow, concede, confirm.

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