tr.v. con·fut·ed, con·fut·ing, con·futes
1. To prove to be wrong or in error; refute decisively.
2. Obsolete To confound.
[Latin cōnfūtāre; see bhau- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
con·futa·tive (kən-fytə-tĭv) adj.
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