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Synonyms for refutation
ˌrɛf yʊˈteɪ ʃən; rɪˈfyut l

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. refutation, defense, defence(noun)

    the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions

    "his refutation of the charges was short and persuasive"; "in defense he said the other man started it"

    Synonyms:
    defense team, defence mechanism, defensive structure, falsification, defensive measure, demurrer, defence reaction, disproof, vindication, defense reaction, refutal, defense lawyers, defending team, denial, defense mechanism, defense force, falsifying, defence, defense, defence force

  2. disproof, falsification, refutation(noun)

    any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something

    Synonyms:
    disproof, falsification, defence, refutal, misrepresentation, defense, falsehood, falsifying

  3. falsification, falsifying, disproof, refutation, refutal(noun)

    the act of determining that something is false

    Synonyms:
    disproof, falsification, defence, refutal, misrepresentation, defense, falsehood, falsifying

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. refutation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    confutation, disproof

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. refutation(n)

    Synonyms:
    confutation, disproof

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "refutation":

    rebuttal

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