confute

Definitions of confute
  1. verb
    prove to be false
    synonyms: disprove
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    Antonyms:
    demonstrate, establish, prove, shew, show
    establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
    types:
    explode
    show (a theory or claim) to be baseless, or refute and make obsolete
    controvert, rebut, refute
    prove to be false or incorrect
    falsify
    prove false
    type of:
    contradict, negate
    prove negative; show to be false
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