- to argue against; dispute; deny; oppose.
- to argue about; debate; discuss.
Origin of controvert
Synonyms for controvert
Examples from the Web for uncontroverted
Historical Examples of uncontroverted
Of Lycurgus the lawgiver we have nothing to relate that is certain and uncontroverted.Ideal Commonwealths
And, in fact, the record in so many words so stated, and the statement was uncontroverted by the relator.The Judicial Murder of Mary E. Surratt
David Miller DeWitt
These principles, it is believed, are uncontroverted by any civilized nation in modern times.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Polk
Compiled by James D. Richardson
That Mr. Darwin's theory excludes teleology is everywhere assumed as an uncontroverted and uncontrovertible fact.What is Darwinism?
Ever since, the privilege of the commons, in all other places except in the house of peers, has passed for uncontroverted.
- to deny, refute, or oppose (some argument or opinion)
- to argue or wrangle about
Word Origin for controvert
c.1600, probably a back-formation from controversy. Related: Controverted; controverting; controvertible.