AskDefine | Define disprove

Dictionary Definition

disprove v : prove to be false; "The physicist disproved his colleagues' theories" [syn: confute] [ant: prove]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. To prove to be false or erroneous; to confute; to refute.



to refute

Extensive Definition

Proof may refer to:
In entertainment:
disprove in Bengali: প্রমাণ
disprove in Czech: Důkaz
disprove in Danish: Bevis
disprove in German: Proof
disprove in Estonian: Proof
disprove in Spanish: Prueba
disprove in Esperanto: Pruvo
disprove in Italian: Prova
disprove in Hungarian: Bizonyítás
disprove in Dutch: Proof
disprove in Norwegian: Bevis
disprove in Portuguese: Prova (desambiguação)
disprove in Romanian: Dovadă
disprove in Russian: Доказательство
disprove in Simple English: Proof
disprove in Slovak: Dôkaz
disprove in Serbo-Croatian: Dokaz
disprove in Finnish: Todistus
disprove in Thai: พรูฟ

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abjure, assert the contrary, belie, blow sky-high, blow up, break, confound, confute, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert, counter, cross, deflate, demolish, deny, destroy, disaffirm, disallow, disavow, disclaim, disconfirm, discredit, disown, dispute, evert, explode, expose, forswear, gainsay, impugn, invalidate, join issue upon, negate, negative, not accept, not admit, nullify, oppose, overthrow, overturn, prove the contrary, puncture, rebut, recant, refuse to admit, refute, renounce, repudiate, retract, revoke, shoot, show up, take back, take issue with, traverse, undercut
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