used in The Phantom Tollbooth
only 1 use
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in various senses, including:
- to say something is not true — as in "She contradicted his testimony."
- to say something else is true when both can't be true — as in "I don't believe her. She contradicted herself as she told us what happened."
- to be in conflict with — as in "Her assertions contradict accepted scientific principles."
- "That's true," said the Humbug, who didn't like to contradict anyone whose feet were that far off the ground.
There are no more uses of "contradict" in The Phantom Tollbooth.