1
[ verb ] overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof

Synonyms

refute disprove

Examples

"The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments"

Used in print

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

`` The gods seemed to think sex pretty important '' , she rebutted .

2
[ verb ] prove to be false or incorrect

Synonyms

refute controvert

Used in print

(The Providence Journal...)

In_that function , he helps to rebut another legend about the Comedie .

Related terms

disprove disprover

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