简明英汉词典

gainsay
[^ein5sei]
v.
否认

美国传统词典[双解]

gainsay
gain.say
AHD:[g3n-s3“, g3n“s3”]
D.J.[gein6sei, 6gein7sei]
K.K.[gen6se, 6gen7se]
v.tr.(及物动词)
gain.said[-s3d“, -sμd“] gain.say.inggain.says[-s3z“, -sμz“]

(1)

To declare false; deny.See Synonyms at deny
否定,否认参见 deny

(2)

To oppose, especially by contradiction.
反对,尤指由矛盾引起的

语源

(1)

Middle English gainsayen
中古英语 gainsayen

(2)

gain- [against] from Old English gegn-
gain- [反对] 源自 古英语 gegn-

(3)

sayen [to say] from Old English secgan * see say
sayen [说] 源自 古英语 secgan *参见 say

继承用法

gainsayer
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

gainsay
[^eIn5seI]
vt.
否认

现代英汉综合大辞典

gainsay
[^ein5sei]
vt.
(-said [-5seid]; gainsaying)[主要用于疑问句和否定句]否认; 反对, 反驳
There is no gainsaying his honesty.
他的诚实是不可否认的。

词性变化

gainsay
[^ein5sei]
n.
否认; 矛盾
beyond gainsay
无可否认, 不容置疑

继承用法

gainsayer
n.

英文相关词典

gainsay
admit    

美国传统词典

gainsay
gain.say
AHD:[g3n-s3“, g3n“s3”]
D.J.[gein6sei, 6gein7sei]
K.K.[gen6se, 6gen7se]
v.tr.
gain.said[-s3d“, -sμd“] gain.say.ing, gain.says[-s3z“, -sμz“]

(1)

To declare false; deny.See Synonyms at deny

(2)

To oppose, especially by contradiction.

语源

(1)

Middle English gainsayen

(2)

gain- [against] from Old English gegn-

(3)

sayen [to say] from Old English secgan * see say

继承用法

gainsayer
n.

英汉化学大词典

gainsay
vt.反对

英汉经贸大词典

gainsay
vt.反对

英汉计算机大词典

gainsay
vt.反对

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