refute

[ ri-fyoot ]SEE DEFINITION OF refute

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Unconsciously his whole practice began to refute his theories.

Traditions these which I mean not either to confirm with arguments of my own or to refute.

And his sense of truth did not permit him to try to refute her accusation.

I shall go back and refute that common scoffer, that caster of doubts.

But how can I refute you, if, as you say, to tell a falsehood is impossible?

Neither did I tell you just now to refute me, said Dionysodorus; for how can I tell you to do that which is not?

And therefore he would have his friends examine and refute him, if they think that he is in error.

I cannot refute you, Socrates, said Agathon:—Let us assume that what you say is true.

Say rather, beloved Agathon, that you cannot refute the truth; for Socrates is easily refuted.

And I hope that refute me you will, and not weary of doing good to a friend.

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