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to say that something such as a fact is not true or correct
to prove that something is not correct or true
to prove that something such as an idea or belief is false and silly
to prove that a story or theory that many people believe is in fact false
to show that something is not true
to make people think that something is not true
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
a very light type of cake made with flour, eggs, and sugar
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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Free thesaurus definition of to try to show that an idea or belief is wrong from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.