What does refutation mean?

Definitions for refutationˌrɛf 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"

  2. disproof, falsification, refutation(noun)

    any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something

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

    the act of determining that something is false


  1. refutation(Noun)

    An act of refuting or disproving; the overthrowing of an argument, opinion, testimony, doctrine or theory by argument or countervailing proof; confutation; disproof; evidence of falseness.

  2. refutation(Noun)

    A vocal answer to an attack on one's assertions

Webster Dictionary

  1. Refutation(noun)

    the act or process of refuting or disproving, or the state of being refuted; proof of falsehood or error; the overthrowing of an argument, opinion, testimony, doctrine, or theory, by argument or countervailing proof

  2. Origin: [L. refutatio: cf. F. rfutation.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of refutation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of refutation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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