HyperDic: disproof

English > 2 senses of the word disproof:
NOUNcognitiondisproof, falsification, refutationany evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something
actdisproof, falsification, falsifying, refutation, refutalthe act of determining that something is false / false / false / false / false
English > disproof: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAny evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something.
Synonymsfalsification, refutation
Narrowerconfutationevidence that refutes conclusively
counterexamplerefutation by example
reductio ad absurdum, reductio(reduction to the absurd) a disproof by showing that the consequences of the proposition are absurd
Broaderevidence, groundsYour basis for belief or disbelief
Spanishimpugnación, refutación
English > disproof: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of determining that something is false / false / false / false / false.
Synonymsfalsification, falsifying, refutation, refutal
Broaderdetermination, findingThe act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
Spanishconfutación, falsificación, refutal
Catalanconfutació, desaprovació, refutal

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