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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To prove to be wrong or false.

Usage examples (38)
  • Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
  • My last word (I hope), is to once again refute your post at #115.
  • (You better look up the word refute – apparently, you don†™ t know the definition.)
  • I take it by "rebut" you mean the legal sense of "refute" - but refute implies success i.e. that you have disproved my contention. for more
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