[geyn-sey, geyn-sey] /ˈgeɪnˌseɪ, geɪnˈseɪ/
verb (used with object), gainsaid, gainsaying.
to deny, dispute, or contradict.
to speak or act against; oppose.
verb -says, -saying, -said
(transitive) (archaic or literary) to deny (an allegation, a statement, etc); contradict
“contradict,” c.1300, literally “say against,” from Old English gegn- “against” (see again) + say (v.). “Solitary survival of a once common prefix” [Weekley], which was used to form such now-obsolete compounds as gain-taking “taking back again,” gainclap “a counterstroke,” gainbuy “redeem,” and gainstand “to oppose.” Related: Gainsaid; gainsaying.
[geynz-bur-oh, -buhr-oh; British geynz-ber-uh] /ˈgeɪnzˌbɜr oʊ, -ˌbʌr oʊ; British ˈgeɪnz bər ə/ noun 1. Thomas, 1727–88, English painter. /ˈɡeɪnzbərə; -brə/ noun 1. Thomas. 1727–88, English painter, noted particularly for his informal portraits and for his naturalistic landscapes
[genst, geynst] /gɛnst, geɪnst/ preposition 1. . /ɡɛnst; ɡeɪnst/ preposition 1. (poetic) short for against shortened form of against.
[gahy-zuh-rik] /ˈgaɪ zə rɪk/ noun 1. . /ˈɡaɪzərɪk/ noun 1. same as Genseric
[geyt] /geɪt/ noun 1. a manner of walking, stepping, or running. 2. any of the manners in which a horse moves, as a walk, trot, canter, gallop, or rack. verb (used with object) 3. to teach a specified gait or gaits to (a horse). /ɡeɪt/ noun 1. manner of walking or running; bearing 2. (used […]