verb (used with object), con·fut·ed, con·fut·ing.
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He recites several passages from the Fathers on this subject, by which he pretends to confute the first reformers.The Life of the Truly Eminent and Learned Hugo Grotius|Jean Lvesque de Burigny
He enumerated the objections which had been made, and the industry with which he had endeavoured to confute them.
I had not relied upon time, or the suggestion of his cooler thoughts, to confute his charges.
Having enunciated this definition, as one learnt from another person not named, Sokrates proceeds to examine and confute it.
To confute intuitionists and get rid of intuitions was one main purpose of all Mill's speculations.The English Utilitarians, Volume I.|Leslie Stephen