To make a parry or evasion
To prove to be false or in error; refute; confute
(Obs.) To overthrow or overturn
To overcome is to prevail in spite of adversity, to successfully solve a problem or defeat an opponent, or to be consumed with something.
Rebut is defined as to contradict or oppose.
To defeat in any conflict, as in argument
To damage (someone's reputation, for example) severely.
To make invalid; deprive of legal force
To cause to fall over; knock or topple over:
To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding.
To cause to overturn; knock or tip over:
To cause to serve a purpose other than the original or established one; commandeer or redirect:
To annul or put an end to (a court order, indictment, or court proceedings).
To oppose with argument; criticize adversely; call in question
To assert to be untrue, often by saying the opposite:
To reject as untrue; disbelieve
(Copulative) To turn out to be.
To verify is to confirm the accuracy or truth of something.
To restrain (oneself) especially from indulgence in pleasures.
To oppose is to disapprove of or be against something.
To make (something bad) worse:
To say or do (something) in reply, defense, or retaliation
To say positively; declare firmly; assert to be true
To make firmer; strengthen:
To write one's signature on the back of (a check) to obtain the amount payable or to make the amount payable available to a third party or to the bearer.
To show to be false; contradict:
To allow to be seen; disclose; reveal; exhibit; display
Negate is defined as to deny, to prove false or to cause something to not be needed.
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