verb (used with object), dis·proved, dis·prov·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM disprovedis·prov·a·ble, adjectivedis·prov·er, nounun·dis·prov·a·ble, adjectiveun·dis·proved, adjective
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More than one participant says without providing evidence that “Antifa” infiltrated the protest and was responsible for the violence, a claim disproved by many other videos, as well as the subsequent arrests.Why We Published More Than 500 Videos Taken by Parler Users of the Capitol Riot|by Scott Klein and Jeff Kao|January 17, 2021|ProPublica
The once-popular notion that the NFL lacks a pipeline of minority coaching candidates has been disproved.The NFL has tried to address its minority hiring problem. Will this year be different?|Adam Kilgore|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
A few weeks earlier, in Germany, a woman’s death became the first fatality initially attributed to a ransomware attack, although the link was later disproved.Hospitals fighting COVID face another challenge: Hackers|Verne Kopytoff|December 5, 2020|Fortune
I think that there’s plenty of examples to prove the thesis of the book, and there’s plenty of examples to disprove the thesis.Eric Schmidt Thinks This Is The Best Age To Start Measuring Excellence|Eben Shapiro|November 29, 2020|Time
The great confusion comes, according to Sánchez, when people try to use science to prove or disprove the existence of God.
Carreño declared, defying Capriles to disprove allegations that he was involved in “immoral acts,” which is Chavista code for gay.
But it's a basic rule of politics: If you can't disprove the message, you try to discredit the messenger.You Still Can't Wish Away the Facts on Immigration Amnesty|David Frum|May 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Can we commission a poll to confirm or disprove that thesis?
The second point, also difficult to disprove, seems irrelevant to the job of polemicist.
To make the Resurrection "independent of miracles" is to disprove the Resurrection, which is a miracle or nothing.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Can any of your correspondents account for it on philosophical principles, or disprove it experimentally?
Infidels have utterly failed in their attempts to disprove one of the hundreds of such statements in the New Testament.Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward
But recent discoveries have brought to light many important examples which completely disprove his depreciatory estimate.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
That effect would prove neither the reality of the vision nor the supernatural quality of the cure; nor would it disprove either.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley