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Synonyms for refute

Synonyms for (verb) refute

Synonyms: controvert, refute, rebut Definition: prove to be false or incorrect

Similar words: confute, disprove Definition: prove to be false Usage: The physicist disproved his colleagues' theories

Synonyms: rebut, refute Definition: overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof Usage: The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments

Similar words: disown, renounce, repudiate Definition: cast off Usage: She renounced her husband; The parents repudiated their son