Disprove synonyms

dĭs-pro͝ov'
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(Intransitive) To be involved or engaged in controversy.
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To contradict, refute, or oppose, esp. in a formal manner by argument, proof, etc., as in a debate
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To discredit is defined as to cast doubt on the truth of something or someone, or to damage a person's reputation.
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To prove to be false or erroneous; overthrow by argument or proof:
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To prove to be wrong or in error; refute decisively.
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(Idiomatic) To offer an idea for consideration.
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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.
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To make invalid; deprive of legal force
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(Intransitive) To become weaker.
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To be negative; bring or cause negative results.
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To bring about the downfall of (a government, etc.), especially by force.
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(Archaic) To defeat or destroy
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To lay open (to danger, attack, ridicule, etc.); leave unprotected
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To make (a hole) by piercing.
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To cause (something or someone) to explode, or to destroy (something) or maim or kill (someone) by means of an explosion.
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To deny is defined as to refuse to admit something, refuse to agree to something, refuse to acknowledge something or refuse to accept something.
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(Perhaps nonstandard) To show, evince, demonstrate: to show (something) to be present, particularly something deemed contradictory or ironic.
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Challenge means to stop someone and ask for their identification.
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To verbally assault, especially to argue against an opinion, motive, or action; to question the truth or validity of.
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(Rare) To contradict or controvert; to oppose; to challenge or question the truth or validity of a given statement.
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To demonstrate that something is true or viable; to give proof for.
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To give credit to or deserved commendation for
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To mark with an indication of official sanction:
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To make a solemn promise. See also oath.
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Synonym Study

  • Rebut stresses formality in refuting an argument, such as is observed in debate, court procedure, etc.
  • Controvert implies a disputing or denying of statements, arguments, etc. in an endeavor to refute them
  • Confute suggests the overwhelming or silencing of a person by argument, proof, or rhetorical force
  • Refute implies a more thorough assembly of evidence and a more careful development of argument, hence suggests conclusiveness of proof
  • Disprove implies the presenting of evidence or reasoned arguments that demonstrate an assertion or belief to be false or erroneous
Find another word for disprove. In this page you can discover 38 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for disprove, like: controvert, rebut, find unfounded, find fault in, prove false, discredit, refute, confute, throw out, set-aside and point out the weakness of.