Synonyms for controvert

Synonyms for (verb) controvert

Synonyms: controvert, refute, rebut

Definition: prove to be false or incorrect

Similar words: confute, disprove

Definition: prove to be false

Usage: The physicist disproved his colleagues' theories


Synonyms: oppose, contradict, controvert

Definition: be resistant to

Usage: The board opposed his motion

Similar words: rebut, refute

Definition: overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof

Usage: The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments