Simple Definition of debunk
: to show that something (such as a belief or theory) is not true : to show the falseness of (a story, idea, statement, etc.)
Full Definition of debunk
: to expose the sham or falseness of <debunk a legend>
Examples of debunk
The article debunks the notion that life exists on Mars.
The results of the study debunk his theory.
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