confute: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kun-fyt'), [key]
— -fut•ed, -fut•ing.
- to prove to be false, invalid, or defective; disprove: to confute an argument.
- to prove (a person) to be wrong by argument or proof: to confute one's opponent.
- to bring to naught; confound.
- confute (Thesaurus)