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Rebut

Re`but´   Pronunciation: rė`bŭt´
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Rebutted; p. pr. & vb. n. Rebutting.]
1.To drive or beat back; to repulse.
2.(Law) To contradict, meet, or oppose by argument, plea, or countervailing proof.
v. i.1.To retire; to recoil.
2.(Law) To make, or put in, an answer, as to a plaintiff's surrejoinder.
Verb1.rebut - overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof; "The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments"
Synonyms: refute
2.rebut - prove to be false or incorrect
Synonyms: controvert, refute

TO REBUT. To contradict; to do away as, every homicide is presumed to be murder, unless the contrary appears from evidence which proves the death; and this presumption it lies on the defendant to rebut by showing that it was justifiable or excusable. Allis. Prin. 48.

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