AskDefine | Define rebut

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1 overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof; "The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments" [syn: refute]
2 prove to be false or incorrect [syn: refute, controvert] [also: rebutting, rebutted]

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  1. To drive back or beat back; to repulse.

Derived terms



  1. Form of Third-person singular past historic, reboire

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