Meaning of rebut

re•but

Pronunciation: (ri-but'), [key]
— v., -but•ted, -but•ting.
—v.t.
  1. to refute by evidence or argument.
  2. to oppose by contrary proof.
—v.i.
  1. to provide some evidence or argument that refutes or opposes.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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