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prove

prove

 
 
pronunciation:
pruv
part of speech: verb
inflections: proves, proving, proved, proven
definition 1: to show to be true or correct.
The evidence failed to prove the guilt of the prisoner.
synonyms:
confirm, establish, verify
antonyms:
disprove
similar words:
attest, demonstrate, justify, show, support, uphold
definition 2: to show to be worthy.
Young drivers must prove themselves before they get a driver's license.
synonyms:
demonstrate, display, reveal, show
similar words:
exhibit
definition 3: to be found or shown in the end.
His guess that we would win the game proved true.
similar words:
end up
derivations: provable (adj.), proved (adj.), proven (adj.), provably (adv.), provability (n.)