confute

Definitions of confute
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v prove to be false

Synonyms:
disprove
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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