Synonyms of refute in English:

refute


See definition of refute

verb

1‘attempts to refute Einstein's theory of relativity’

SYNONYMS

disprove, prove false, prove wrong, prove to be false, prove to be wrong, show to be false, show to be wrong, rebut, confute, give the lie to, demolish, explode, debunk, drive a coach and horses through, discredit, invalidate

informal shoot full of holes, blow sky-high

rare controvert, negative

ANTONYMS

confirm

2‘a spokesman totally refuted the allegation of bias’

SYNONYMS

deny, reject, repudiate, rebut, declare to be untrue

contradict

formal gainsay

ANTONYMS

accept