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Synonyms and Antonyms of refutation

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refutation

synonym (synonym of refutation)

hypernym (refutation IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something (noun.cognition)
    your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief (noun.cognition)
     
  • the act of determining that something is false (noun.act)
    the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation (noun.act)
     
  • the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions (noun.communication)
    the speech act of replying to a question (noun.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF refutation relation)

  • any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something (noun.cognition)
    (reduction to the absurd) a disproof by showing that the consequences of the proposition are absurd; or a proof of a proposition by showing that its n more.. (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    evidence that refutes conclusively (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    refutation by example (noun.cognition)
     
  • the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions (noun.communication)
    the speech act of refuting by offering a contrary contention or argument (noun.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from refutation)

  • any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something (noun.cognition)
    overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof (verb.communication)
     
  • the act of determining that something is false (noun.act)
    prove to be false or incorrect (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    prove false (verb.cognition)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation defence defense disproof falsification falsifying refutal determination finding evidence answer reductio reductio ad absurdum confutation counterexample rebuttal controvert rebut refute falsify

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