Confirm and Disprove


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Confirm verb – To give evidence or testimony to the truth or factualness of.
Usage example: several eyewitnesses who can confirm the defendant's account of what happened

Disprove is an antonym for confirm in topics: ratify, reinforce.
Nearby Words: confirmation, confirmatory, confirming, confirmative
Antonyms for Confirm


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Disprove verb – To prove to be false.
Usage example: Magellan's circumnavigation of the globe disproved any lingering notions that the earth is flat

Confirm is an antonym for disprove in topics: prove false, prove.
Nearby Word: disproving
Antonyms for Disprove
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Common collocations

ability confirm ability disprove ability
claim confirm claim disprove claim
idea confirm idea disprove idea
way confirm way disprove way
Other nouns: theory, hypothesis, speculation, statement, accusation, alibi, existence, myth, paternity, stories, rumors, myths, theories, claims.

Both words in one sentence

  • In Remember11, Kokoro is told by Satoru that she is time-traveling, and asks this of people to confirm or disprove it.
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