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Definition of Proves

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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 Proves from wikipedia

- Provence (/prəˈvɒ̃s/, US also /proʊˈ-/, UK also /prɒˈ-/, French: [pʁɔvɑ̃s] (listen); Occitan: Provença (in cl****ical norm) or Prouvènço (in Mistralian...
- Proveis (German pronunciation: [proˈfaɪ̯s]; Italian: Proves [proˈves]) is a comune (muni****lity) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 25 kilometres...
- "The exception that proves the rule" (sometimes "the exception proves the rule") is a saying whose meaning is contested. Henry Watson Fowler's Modern...
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- Prove It! is a British educational children's TV series presented by Joe Challands and Jamie Rickers. It was an entertainment programme focusing on the...
- 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...
- A proving ground (US), training area (Australia, Ireland, UK) or training centre (Canada) is a military installation or reservation where weapons or other...
- Aix-en-Provence (UK: /ˌɛks ɒ̃ prɒˈvɒ̃s/, US: /ˌeɪks ɒ̃ proʊˈvɒ̃s, ˌɛks -/, French: [ɛks ɑ̃ pʁɔvɑ̃s] (listen); Provençal: Ais de Provença in cl****ical norm...
- The historic French province of Provence, located in the southeast corner of France between the Alps, the Mediterranean, the Rhone River and the upper...
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