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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·but /rɪˈbʌt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·but v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rebutted; p. pr. & vb. n. Rebutting.]
 1. To drive or beat back; to repulse.
 Who him, rencount'ring fierce, as hawk in flight,
 Perforce rebutted back.   --Spenser.
 2. Law To contradict, meet, or oppose by argument, plea, or countervailing proof.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·but, v. i.
 1. To retire; to recoil. [Obs.]
 2. Law To make, or put in, an answer, as to a plaintiff's surrejoinder.
    The plaintiff may answer the rejoinder by a surrejoinder; on which the defendant may rebut.   --Blackstone.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof; "The speaker
           refuted his opponent's arguments" [syn: refute]
      2: prove to be false or incorrect [syn: refute, controvert]
      [also: rebutting, rebutted]