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refute

see definition of refute
  • verbprove false; discredit
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Synonyms for refute

verb prove false; discredit
  • contradict
  • counter
  • disprove
  • expose
  • oppose
  • quash
  • rebut
  • repudiate
  • squelch
  • abnegate
  • break
  • burn
  • cancel
  • confute
  • contend
  • contravene
  • convict
  • crush
  • debate
  • demolish
  • disclaim
  • dispute
  • evert
  • explode
  • gainsay
  • invalidate
  • negate
  • overthrow
  • parry
  • silence
  • top
  • argue against
  • blow sky high
  • burn down
  • cancel out
  • disconfirm
  • dispose of
  • give the lie to
  • give thumbs down to
  • reply to
  • shoot down
  • shoot full of holes
  • show up
  • take a stand against
  • tear down

Antonyms for refute

  • agree
  • aid
  • allow
  • approve
  • assist
  • concede
  • help
  • support
  • concur
  • endorse
  • fix
  • give in
  • go along
  • lose
  • permit
  • prove
  • release
  • surrender
  • uphold
  • yield
  • ratify
  • sanction
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to refute

answer

verb. reply, react

attack

verb. assault verbally
  • abuse
  • berate
  • blame
  • blitz
  • censure
  • criticize
  • impugn
  • jump down one's throat
  • jump on one's case
  • lay into
  • malign
  • refute
  • reprove
  • revile
  • shoot down
  • stretch
  • vilify
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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