verb (used with object), dis·proved, dis·prov·ing.
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Origin of disprove
OTHER WORDS FROM disprovedis·prov·a·ble, adjectivedis·prov·er, nounun·dis·prov·a·ble, adjectiveun·dis·proved, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for disprove
The great confusion comes, according to Sánchez, when people try to use science to prove or disprove the existence of God.
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.
I confess: I feel safe making this forecast because it's hard to disprove.Tomorrow You Can Vote Early in the Israeli Election|Gershom Gorenberg|November 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And the greatest thing about this point is that it is the easiest thing in the world to prove or disprove.
As does Japan for Asia, they disprove for Europe a whole code of false generalisations.The Evolution of States|J. M. Robertson
"I hope he can disprove the charge—but you will not find him here," she exclaimed.Boscobel: or, the royal oak|William Harrison Ainsworth
The fact was so self-evident that I did not attempt to disprove it.
But if he was poor, and burdened with debts, then the survivors took every possible care to disprove near relationship.The Historical Child|Oscar Chrisman
We may add that there is nothing in any Scottish record to prove this marriage or to disprove it.Sutherland and Caithness in Saga-Time|James Gray