Confute and Establish


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Confute verb – To prove to be false.
Usage example: theories which will eventually be confirmed or confuted by experience

Establish is an antonym for confute.
Nearby Words: confutation, confuting
Antonyms for Confute


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Establish verb – To gain full recognition or acceptance of.
Usage example: a first novel that established him as one of the most promising writers of his generation

Confute is an antonym for establish.
Nearby Words: establishment, establishing
Antonyms for Establish
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