Disproof Dis*proof", n. [Pref. dis- + proof. Cf. {Disprove}.] A proving to be false or erroneous; confutation; refutation; as, to offer evidence in disproof of a statement. [1913 Webster]

I need not offer anything farther in support of one, or in disproof of the other. --Rogers. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • disproof — 1530s; see DIS (Cf. dis ) + PROOF (Cf. proof) …   Etymology dictionary

  • disproof — [dis pro͞of′, dis′pro͞of′; dis′pro͞of΄] n. 1. the act of disproving; refutation 2. evidence that disproves …   English World dictionary

  • disproof — noun Date: 15th century 1. the action of disproving 2. evidence that disproves …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disproof — /dis proohf /, n. 1. the act of disproving. 2. proof to the contrary; refutation. [1525 35; DIS 1 + PROOF] * * * …   Universalium

  • disproof — noun A refutation. Syn: refutation, confutation See Also: disprove …   Wiktionary

  • disproof — Synonyms and related words: abjuration, abjurement, abrogation, absolute contradiction, annulment, contradiction, contrary assertion, contravention, controversion, countering, crossing, denial, disaffirmation, disallowance, disavowal, disclaimer …   Moby Thesaurus

  • disproof — dis·proof || ‚dɪs pruːf n. denial, refutation, confutation, act of disproving …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disproof — noun action or evidence that proves something to be untrue …   English new terms dictionary

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