Disprove and Prove

Disprove

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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

Prove is an antonym for disprove in prove false topic.
Nearby Word: disproving
Antonyms for Disprove

Prove

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Prove verb – To show the existence or truth of by evidence.
Usage example: the prosecutor used DNA evidence to prove the defendant's guilt

Disprove is an antonym for prove in topics: verify, put to a test.
Nearby Words: proved, proven, proving, provable
Antonyms for Prove
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Common collocations

ability disprove ability prove ability
claim disprove claim prove claim
involvement disprove involvement prove involvement
point disprove point prove point
Other nouns: case, way, rule, theory, hypothesis, evil, existence, powers, theories, claims.

Both words in one sentence

  • Literature / The Pillars of Reality Between that and the fact that she died centuries ago, it's impossible to prove or disprove the theory that anyone is a descendant of Jules.
  • Better to Die than Be Killed Since he was shot multiple times and from far range, there is no way to prove or disprove this.
  • Synopsis: Yukari, in a bad mood, gives the class an assignment: prove or disprove the existence of God.
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