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refute

 
Verb refute has 2 senses
  1. refute, rebut - overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof; "The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments"
    --1 is one way to renounce, repudiate
    Derived forms: noun refutation1, noun refutation2, noun refuter1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. refute, rebut, controvert - prove to be false or incorrect
    --2 is one way to disprove, confute
    Derived forms: noun refutation2, noun refutation3, noun refuter1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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