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prove

verb

1 prove

Be shown or be found to be:
— She proved to be right.

synonyms: turn out, turn up.

Roget 151: happen, occur; take place, take effect; come, become of; come off, comeabout, come round, come into existence, come forth, come to pass, come on; pass, ... show more

Dutch: blijken



2 prove

Establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment.

synonyms: demonstrate, establish, shew, show.

Roget 478: demonstrate, prove, establish; make good; show, evince, manifest etc. (be evidence of) 467; confirm, corroborate, substantiate, verify ... show more

Roget 85: number, count, tally, tell; call over, run over; take an account of, enumerate, muster, poll, recite, recapitulate; sum; ... show more

Roget 821: feel; receive an impression etc. n.; be impressed with etc. adj.; entertain feeling, harbor feeling, cherish feeling etc. n.. respond; ... show more

Dutch: aantonen, bewijzen, hardmaken, staven, uitwijzen

3 prove

Provide evidence for.

synonyms: bear witness, evidence, show, testify.

Roget 467: be evidence etc. n.; evince, show, betoken, tell of; indicate etc. (denote) 550; imply, involve, ... show more

4 prove

Prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof.

5 prove

Put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to.

synonyms: essay, examine, test, try, try out.

Roget 463: experiment; essay etc. (endeavor) 675; try, try out, assay; make an experiment, make a trial of; give a trial to; put on trial, subject to trial; ... show more

Dutch: proberen, testen, toetsen, uitproberen, uittesten, uitwijzen

6 prove

Increase in volume.

synonym: rise.

Dutch: rijzen

7 prove

Cause to puff up with a leaven.

synonyms: leaven, raise.

8 prove

Take a trial impression of.

9 prove

Obtain probate of.


Moby thesaurus: affirm, afford proof of, argue, ascertain, assay, attend, attest, audit, authenticate, back, back up, balance, balance the books, be found, bear out, become of, bespeak, betoken, bolster, bring home to ... show more.

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