refute - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] formal 

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/rɪˈfjuːt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyrefute
he/she/itrefutes
present participlerefuting
past tenserefuted
past participlerefuted

derived words

refutable

  adjective

refutation

 

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/ˌrefjʊˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singularrefutation
pluralrefutations