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1. refute

verb. ['rɪˈfjuːt'] overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof.

Synonyms

  • oppose
  • answer
  • repudiate
  • contradict
  • disown
  • renounce
  • controvert

Antonyms

  • accept
  • admit
  • validate
  • disprove

Etymology

  • refuto (Latin)

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Rhymes with Refute

  • disrepute
  • subacute
  • undilute
  • grassroot
  • dispute
  • compute
  • absolut
  • zoot-suit
  • repute
  • recruit
  • permute
  • minute
  • impute
  • degroote
  • commute
  • uproot
  • stroot
  • salute
  • reroute
  • pursuit
  • pollute
  • macoute
  • hirsute
  • enroute
  • dilute
  • caillouet
  • cahouet
  • cahoot
  • beirut
  • bebout

Sentences with refute


1. Verb, base form
You may need it to refute any other charges that may arise later.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Unfortunately, there is little medical research that can either support or refute this claim.

2. refute

verb. ['rɪˈfjuːt'] prove to be false or incorrect.

Synonyms

  • confute
  • disprove
  • controvert

Antonyms

  • surrender
  • refrain
  • fall short of
  • disagree

Etymology

  • refuto (Latin)
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