intransitive verb

To refute, especially by offering opposing evidence or arguments, as in a legal case.

intransitive verb

To repel or reject.

intransitive verb

To present opposing evidence or arguments.

To repel by force; rebuff; drive back.

To thrust back or away, as by denial; refuse assent to; repel; reject.

To repel by evidence or argument; bring counter-arguments against; refute, or strive to refute: much used in legal procedure.

To withdraw: used reflexively.

In law, to make an answer, as to a plaintiff’s surrejoinder. Compare surrebut.

In curling, to make a random stroke with great force, in the hope of gaining some advantage in the striking and displacement of the stones about the tee.

transitive verb

To drive or beat back; to repulse.