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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

Refute is an antonym for prove in topics: verify, disprove, put to a test.

Nearby Words: proved, proven, proving, provable

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Refute verb – To prove to be false. Usage example: the victories of African-American athlete Jesse Owens in the 1936 Olympics effectively refuted the racial views of the Nazis

Prove is an antonym for refute in topics: disprove, discredit.

Nearby Words: refutation, refutable, refuting

Antonyms for Refute

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Refute and Prove. (2016). Retrieved 2021, April 12, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/prove/refute

Refute or Prove. 2016. Accessed April 12, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/prove/refute.

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