Rebut - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈbʌt|  American pronunciation of the word rebut
Brit.  |rɪˈbʌt|  British pronunciation of the word rebut


- overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof (syn: refute)
- prove to be false or incorrect (syn: controvert, refute)


Her lawyer attempted to rebut the witness's testimony.

...Stalingrad's defenders were finally able to rebut the besiegers, but only after a horrendous loss of life....

his firm rebuttal of the accusations

Word forms

I/you/we/they: rebut
he/she/it: rebuts
present participle: rebutting
past tense: rebutted
past participle: rebutted
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