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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disprove  \Dis*prove"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Disproved};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Disproving}.]  [Pref.  dis-  +  prove:  cf  OF 
  desprover.] 
  1.  To  prove  to  be  false  or  erroneous;  to  confute;  to  refute. 
 
  That  false  supposition  I  advanced  in  order  to 
  disprove  it  --Atterbury. 
 
  2.  To  disallow;  to  disapprove  of  [Obs.]  --Stirling. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disproving 
  n  :  the  act  of  determining  that  something  is  false  [syn:  {falsification}, 
  {falsifying},  {refuting},  {confuting}] 




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