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    confute

    confute - Dictionary definition and meaning for word confute

    Definition
    (verb) prove to be false
    Synonyms : disprove
    Example Sentence
    • The physicist disproved his colleagues' theories
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for confute

CONFirm untUTh or prove to be false

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CONFUTE=REFUTE....CONFUSE....when you confuse a person by your arguments and he has nothing to say after that, you prove the person to be wrong....

Sounds similar to 'refute' which again means 'prove to be false'

CONFUSE- i am confused so it may be wrong

confute= con(who)+ fute(eliminate),who is going to eliminate from the competion.

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