To prove to be false, invalid, or in error; refute.
Origin of disprove
Middle English disprovenfrom Old French desproverdes-dis-proverto proveprove
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Middle English, from Old French desprover, from des- + prover.
Disprove Sentence Examples
In the past, a scientist began with a surmise or hunch and began gathering data to prove or disprove it.
The old theory that referred this approval entirely to self-love, is, he holds, easy to disprove by " crucial experiments " on the play of our moral sentiments; rejecting this, he finds the required explanation in the sympathetic pleasure that attends our perception of the conduciveness of virtue to the interests of human beings other than ourselves.