verb (used with object), re·but·ted, re·but·ting.
verb (used without object), re·but·ted, re·but·ting.
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Origin of rebut
OTHER WORDS FROM rebutre·but·ta·ble, adjectiveun·re·but·ta·ble, adjectiveun·re·but·ted, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for rebut
I rebutted his accusations and observed that if I had had the imagination to invent the stories he now denied, I would have saved them for my fiction — which, I suggested, was what he should have done.The dramatic — and embellished — life of Graham Greene|Michael Mewshaw|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
Washington began a review of the team’s name, bowing to pressure from corporate sponsors and rebutting Snyder’s long-held assertions the name would “NEVER” change and dividing a weary fan base.Washington football timeline: From Ron Rivera hiring to playoff exit|Sam Fortier|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
The hospital’s leadership team forced that CEO to retire and sent an email to employees rebutting his comments about masks.“Those of Us Who Don’t Die Are Going to Quit”: A Crush of Patients, Dwindling Supplies and the Nurse Who Lost Hope|by J. David McSwane|December 30, 2020|ProPublica
According to a blog post and law review article by a group of George Mason academics rebutting Khan’s analysis, some hipsters want to return to the DOJ guidelines of 1968 that justified blocking mergers with a combined market share of only 8%.The Facebook and Google antitrust suits are a warning shot for all corporate giants—not just Big Tech|matthewheimer|December 10, 2020|Fortune
The Post’s fact-checking team has rebutted a wide array of claims about fraud.If there is any real evidence of fraud, Mr. President, it’s time to put up|Philip Bump|November 28, 2020|Washington Post
Anything acknowledgment of potential downsides to a policy must be rebutted fiercely.Democrats Can’t Accept the Trade Off of a Job-Killing Minimum Wage|Kristen Soltis Anderson|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thiessen rebutted with a laconic Tweet: "Frum votes for surrender."Doomsday Conservatives: Too Many Hormones, Too Little Plan|David Frum|December 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The false narrative of conspiracy theorists on Pakistani cable news channels must be rebutted.After Malala Yousafzai Shooting, Can Shock Therapy Free Pakistan?|Farahnaz Ispahani|October 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Hennepin County (Minneapolis) Attorney Mike Freeman rebutted their charges this week.Michael Tomasky on How the GOP Plans to Block the Black Vote|Michael Tomasky|August 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In a cofounding exchange, he rebutted by also calling her fake, with Snooki following suit, saying that Pauly D and Vinny agreed.Jersey Shore Season 3 Premieres: Where We Left Off|The Daily Beast|January 5, 2011|DAILY BEAST
If this were further twisted into an accusation of plagiarism from the actual theatre, I think it could be rebutted at once.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1|George Saintsbury
In respect of most of the charges brought against him, Harry rebutted them easily enough: as for the play, he owned to it.The Virginians|William Makepeace Thackeray
But that the eye was intended for light there is so strong a presumption that it cannot easily be rebutted.The Relations Between Religion and Science|Frederick, Lord Bishop of Exeter
No doubt the ladies of Brookfield would have rebutted the idea of a tail-coat influencing them in any way as monstrous.Sandra Belloni, Complete|George Meredith
The librarian's date stamp on the book is not conclusive, and may be rebutted by other evidence of the actual date of deposit.