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Show that what someone says is wrong or incorrect.‘if you can prove me wrong let me know and I'll update the review’
refute, show to be wrong, rebut, confute, give the lie to, demolish, discreditView synonyms
- ‘The next century's discoveries would prove them right or wrong.’
- ‘Last Friday, you sure were proved wrong then.’
- ‘Science is a marketplace of ideas, where good ideas must be proven wrong in order to be replaced by better ones.’
- ‘Having his eyes opened to the brother's real character, he was hoping to not be proven wrong about the sister.’
- ‘Some of the bets on future outcomes are proven to be wrong.’
- ‘Needless to say, the statement roused a feisty spirit intent on proving her husband wrong.’
- ‘Critics of the policy, who had predicted civil war, were proven wrong.’
- ‘They are not corrupted by him, they just enjoy watching him prove others wrong.’
- ‘Politicians love few things more than seeing their enemies proven wrong.’
- ‘Pessimists who say mergers often destroy shareholder value will be proved wrong, he says.’
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