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Disaffirm definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DISAFFIRM, v.t. disafferm. [dis and affirm.]
1. To deny; to contradict.
2. To overthrow or annul, as a judicial decision, by a contrary judgment of a superior tribunal.

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb Date: 1531 1. to refuse to confirm ; annul, repudiate 2. contradict disaffirmance noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. Law 1 reverse (a previous decision). 2 repudiate (a settlement). Derivatives: disaffirmation n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Disaffirm Dis`af*firm", v. t. 1. To assert the contrary of; to contradict; to deny; -- said of that which has been asserted. 2. (Law) To refuse to confirm; to annul, as a judicial decision, by a contrary judgment of a superior tribunal.

Moby Thesaurus

abjure, assert the contrary, belie, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert, counter, cross, deny, disallow, disavow, disclaim, disown, disprove, dispute, forswear, gainsay, impugn, join issue upon, negate, negative, not accept, not admit, nullify, oppose, recant, refuse to admit, refute, renounce, repudiate, retract, revoke, take back, take issue with, traverse



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