Definitions for refuterɪˈfyut

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. refute, rebut(verb)

    overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof

    "The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments"

  2. refute, rebut, controvert(verb)

    prove to be false or incorrect

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  1. refute(Verb)

    To prove (something) to be false or incorrect.

  2. refute(Verb)

    To deny the truth or correctness of (something).

  3. Origin: From refuto

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Refute(verb)

    to disprove and overthrow by argument, evidence, or countervailing proof; to prove to be false or erroneous; to confute; as, to refute arguments; to refute testimony; to refute opinions or theories; to refute a disputant

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