Examples of disprove in a sentence
Magellan's circumnavigation of the globe disproved any lingering notions that the earth is flat.
Origin and Etymology of disprove
Middle English, from Anglo-French desprover, from des- dis- + prover to prove
First Known Use: 14th century
DISPROVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disprove for English Language Learners
: to show that (something) is false or wrong
DISPROVE Defined for Kids
Definition of disprove for Students
: to show to be false or wrong Scientists disproved the theory.
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