disprove

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  • To be clear, no single study would disprove all forms of free will.
  • Can not the people who hear these stories disprove them for themselves? Cited from Private Peat, by Harold R. Peat
  • It proved what you said of me, and disproved what you said of her. Cited from The Turmoil, A novel, by Booth Tarkington
  • Instead they remain of unknown truth value, until they are either proved or disproved.
  • It is not enough to tell us that we cannot disprove such a theory. Cited from The Unseen World and Other Essays, by John Fiske
  • In the first place, its whole design was, to disprove what is true. Cited from The Grammar of English Grammars, by Goold Brown
  • And then he saw that, all along, he had thought she would be able to disprove it! Cited from The Hermit And The Wild Woman, by Edith Wharton
  • We simply need them to be open to the idea that evidence might disprove what they think they know.
  • And yet they had very little to prove, and nothing that he could disprove. Cited from The Three Clerks, by Anthony Trollope
  • But if they are disproved to me, I have one more to fall back upon. Cited from Crowds, by Gerald Stanley Lee
  • The other players will then look through their cards to try to find ones that will disprove you.
  • In this way alone can the above theory be proved or disproved. Cited from A Bird Calendar for Northern India, by Douglas Dewar
  • If he is not speaking the truth, you can easily disprove it. Cited from The Boy Scouts of the Eagle Patrol, by Howard Payson
  • Give us but some fact, some charge, something capable in itself either of being proved or disproved. Cited from The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster
  • Ask him if he can disprove it, and when he cannot, it will be time enough to act further. Cited from The Heir of Redclyffe, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • To disprove this the prisoner said he would like the men to be called. Cited from The Reminiscences Of Sir Henry Hawkins (Baron Brampton), by Brampton
  • This helped disprove the theory that they were killed on the front seats.
  • I am not equally sure that we can disprove the truth of immediate states of feeling. Cited from Theaetetus, by Plato [More of Socrates]
  • Instead statements simply remain of unknown truth value, until they are either proved or disproved.
  • But telling me what I am does not disprove what I say. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 24, Oct, 1859,
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Meaning of disprove

  • verb Prove to be false
    The physicist disproved his colleagues' theories