# prove+to+be+false

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**fal|si|fy**— «FL suh fy», verb, fied, fy|ing. –v.t. 1. to make false; change in order to deceive; misrepresent: »The cheat falsified his bowling score when no one was looking. SYNONYM(S): counterfeit. 2. to prove to be false; disprove …42

**disprove**— dis•prove [[t]dɪsˈpruv[/t]] v. t. proved, prov•ing to prove to be false or wrong; refute; invalidate • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME < AF, OF desprover=des dis I+prover to prove dis•prov′a•ble, adj. dis•prov′er, n …43

**falsify**— fal•si•fy [[t]ˈfɔl sə faɪ[/t]] v. fied, fy•ing 1) to make false or incorrect, esp. so as to deceive: to falsify income tax reports[/ex] 2) to fashion or alter fraudulently: to falsify a signature[/ex] 3) to represent falsely: to falsify one s… …44

**falsify**— [c]/ˈfɔlsəfaɪ / (say fawlsuhfuy) verb (falsified, falsifying) –verb (t) 1. to make false or incorrect, especially so as to deceive. 2. to alter fraudulently. 3. to represent falsely; misrepresent. 4. to show or prove to be false; disprove. –verb… …45

**disprove**— transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French desprover, from des dis + prover to prove Date: 14th century to prove to be false or wrong ; refute < disprove a theory > • disprovable adjective …46

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**Thérèse Humbert**— (1856 1918) was a French female fraudster, who pretended to be an heir of an imaginary American millionaire Robert Crawford.Humbert was born Thérèse Daurignac, a peasant girl in Aussonne, Languedoc, France. As a child, she once convinced her… …48

**confute**— confutable, adj. confuter, n. /keuhn fyooht /, v.t., confuted, confuting. 1. to prove to be false, invalid, or defective; disprove: to confute an argument. 2. to prove (a person) to be wrong by argument or proof: to confute one s opponent. 3. Obs …49

**refute**— refutable /ri fyooh teuh beuhl, ref yeuh teuh /, adj. refutability, n. refutably, adv. refuter, n. /ri fyooht /, v.t., refuted, refuting. 1. to prove to be false or erroneous, as an opinion or charge. 2. to prove (a person) …50

**disprove**— verb /dɪsˈpɹuːv/ To prove to be false or erroneous; to confute; to refute. Ant: prove …