confute definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to show becoming incorrect or perhaps in error; refute decisively.
    • Obsolete To confound.
    • To overwhelm by argument; to refute conclusively; to show or show become untrue or flawed; to overcome; to silence.
  • verb:
    • to demonstrate (anything or some one) becoming untrue or wrong; to disprove or refute.
    • show to be untrue
  • others:
    • to show is false, defective, or invalid; overthrow by evidence or stronger argument; refute: since, to confute arguments, thinking, principle, or sophistry.
    • to show (someone) becoming incorrect; convict of error by argument or evidence.
    • To disable; end; end.
    • Synonyms Confute, Refute. See refute.
  • noun:
    • Confutation; opposing argument.

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