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Synonyms for disprove
dɪsˈpruv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disprove, confute(verb)

    prove to be false

    "The physicist disproved his colleagues' theories"

    Synonyms:
    confute

    Antonyms:
    prove, shew, show, establish, demonstrate

Wiktionary

  1. disprove(verb)

    Antonyms:
    prove

  2. disprove(verb)

    Antonyms:
    prove

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. disprove

    To refute and to confute are to answer so as to admit of no reply. To refute a statement is to demonstrate its falsity by argument or countervailing proof; confute is substantially the same in meaning, tho differing in usage. Refute applies either to arguments and opinions or to accusations; confute is not applied to accusations and charges, but to arguments or opinions. Refute is not now applied to persons, but confute is in good use in this application; a person is confuted when his arguments are refuted.

    Synonyms:
    confound, confute, overthrow, refute, repel

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disprove(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    confute, refute, show to be false

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. disprove(v)

    Synonyms:
    confute, refute

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    refute, rebut

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How to use disprove in a sentence?

  1. Steve Aylett, Toxicology (a book, 1999):

    The truth is easiest to disprove - its defenses are down.

  2. Sam Doctor:

    One of the reasons to own cryptocurrencies is because they are an effective hedge, until something happens to disprove that thesis, you aren't looking to sell them so long as other asset classes are falling.

  3. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Temple Mount will remain as is and will be managed as Temple Mount is now. Arrangements for visits by Jews to Temple Mount are safeguarded ; there will be no change in them, just as the prayer arrangements for the Muslims, israel has an interest in stationing cameras in all parts of Temple Mount. First, in order to disprove the claim that Israel is changing the status quo. Second, to show where the provocations really come from and to foil them before they ever happen.

  4. David Daleiden:

    If Planned Parenthood really wants to disprove the now-overwhelming body of evidence that their affiliates traffick in baby body parts, they should release their fetal tissue contracts with the for-profit company StemExpress for law enforcement, Congress, and all the world to see.

  5. Kris Kobach:

    The commission is not set up to disprove or to prove President Trump's claim, nor is it just looking at the 2016 election. We're looking at all forms of election irregularities, voter fraud, voter registration fraud, voter intimidation, suppression, and looking at the vulnerabilities of the various elections we have in each of the 50 states.


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