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Definition of Prove

Prove
Prove Prove, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Proved; p. pr. & vb. n. Proving.] [OE. prover, F. prouver, fr. L. probare to try, approve, prove, fr. probus good, proper. Cf. Probable, Proof, Probe.] 1. To try or to ascertain by an experiment, or by a test or standard; to test; as, to prove the strength of gunpowder or of ordnance; to prove the contents of a vessel by a standard measure. Thou hast proved mine heart. --Ps. xvii. 3. 2. To evince, establish, or ascertain, as truth, reality, or fact, by argument, testimony, or other evidence. They have inferred much from slender premises, and conjectured when they could not prove. --J. H. Newman. 3. To ascertain or establish the genuineness or validity of; to verify; as, to prove a will. 4. To gain experience of the good or evil of; to know by trial; to experience; to suffer. Where she, captived long, great woes did prove. --Spenser. 5. (Arith.) To test, evince, ascertain, or verify, as the correctness of any operation or result; thus, in subtraction, if the difference between two numbers, added to the lesser number, makes a sum equal to the greater, the correctness of the subtraction is proved. 6. (Printing) To take a trial impression of; to take a proof of; as, to prove a page. Syn: To try; verify; justify; confirm; establish; evince; manifest; show; demonstrate.

Meaning of Prove from wikipedia

- technique), the process by which a yeast-leavened dough rises, also called "proving" Evidence, information which tends to determine or demonstrate the truth...
- Provence (/prəˈvɒ̃s/, US: /proʊ-/; French: [pʁɔvɑ̃s]; Provençal: Provença in cl****ical norm or Prouvènço in Mistralian norm, pronounced [pʀuˈvɛnsɔ]) is...
- Prove It may refer to: Prove It (album), an album by The Expendables "Prove It", a song by the band Television "Prove It", a song by Jolin Tsai for the...
- Prove It! was an English educational children's TV series presented by Joe Challands and Jamie Rickers. It was an entertainment programme focusing on...
- potentially life saving new drug poses no long term health risk unless proved otherwise. On the other hand, were such an argument to rely imprudently...
- Proving a negative or negative proof may refer to: Proving a negative, in the philosophic burden of proof Evidence of absence in general, such as evidence...
- Show and Prove is the debut studio album by American rapper Wiz Khalifa. It was released on September 5, 2006, by Rostrum Records. Recording sessions...
- Prove You Wrong is the third album by the metal band Prong. It is their only album with Troy Gregory on b**** guitar. The album includes a cover of "(Get...
- in applying sensory and cognitive skills to solving simple problems that prove to be extremely hard for computer software. Such skills include, but are...
- smooth sonic textures, anthemic vocals, and walls of guitar noise. However, "Prove Yourself", which had led off Drill, reappears in a different recording,...
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