To discredit is defined as to cast doubt on the truth of something or someone, or to damage a person's reputation.
To prove to be false or erroneous; overthrow by argument or proof:
To prove to be wrong or in error; refute decisively.
To contradict, refute, or oppose, esp. in a formal manner by argument, proof, etc., as in a debate
(Idiomatic) To offer an idea for consideration.
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 make invalid; deprive of legal force
(Archaic) To defeat or destroy
To lay open (to danger, attack, ridicule, etc.); leave unprotected
To make (a hole) by piercing.
To deny is defined as to refuse to admit something, refuse to agree to something, refuse to acknowledge something or refuse to accept something.
Challenge means to stop someone and ask for their identification.
To give credit to or deserved commendation for
To mark with an indication of official sanction:
- 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 32 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for disprove, like: prove false, discredit, controvert, refute, confute, rebut, throw out, set-aside, find unfounded, find fault in and point out the weakness of.