Disprove and Discredit


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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

Discredit is a synonym for disprove in prove false topic. In some cases you can use "Discredit" instead a verb "Disprove", when it comes to topics like invalidate, affirm, refute. popular alternative
Nearby Word: disproving
Synonyms for Disprove


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Discredit verb – To think not to be true or real.
Usage example: I discredit the story that the old inn is haunted

Disprove is a synonym for discredit in invalidate topic. You can use "Disprove" instead a verb "Discredit", if it concerns topics such as affirm, blame. popular alternative
Nearby Words: discredited, discreditable, discrediting
Synonyms for Discredit

Common collocations

idea disprove idea discredit idea
reputation disprove reputation discredit reputation
argument disprove argument discredit argument
theory disprove theory discredit theory
Other nouns: magic, superstition, latter, sanity, testimony, stories, claims.
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