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Another word for disprove

  1. To prove or show to be false

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Another word for disprove

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