[ US /dɪsˈpɹuv/ ]
[ UK /dɪspɹˈuːv/ ]
VERB
  1. prove to be false
    The physicist disproved his colleagues' theories
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How To Use disprove In A Sentence

  • Any attempt to disprove the theory of evolution using thermodynamics will require proper formalisms.
  • His ideas are obviously foolish, easily disproved, an affront to any reasoning person.
  • The effort by the defendant to present Ellen as an "unchaste" woman would not have disproved Catharine's suit, as the action was for compensation for loss of household services only; however, he may have been hoping to lower the valuation for Ellen as "damaged goods. Gutenber-e Help Page
  • ANYONE who can only come forward when they know no one can disprove what they claim should just keep quiet. The Sun
  • The criticism that atheists are less moral and honest has been disproved by study after study. Atheists believe that morality is man-made, and follow their moral ideas which are more or less compatible with those of religious believers. Dr T.P.Chia 
  • Armed with this tool, an ID proponent can "disprove" evolution by simply shifting between the two conflicting definitions without reference to anything about the original structure. A Decade Spanning Single Exchange
  • To prove or disprove the tallest tales, you need to get into Turkmenistan and see for yourself. Times, Sunday Times
  • To date there is no hard evidence to prove or disprove this myth.
  • The contest disproved the general belief that the youngsters of today were more inclined towards western music than classical.
  • The ship was beset for nine months during which time they disproved the existence of South Greenland which had been shown on maps since 1823.
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