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Definition of PROVE

verb : PROVE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) be shown or be found to be; "She proved to be right"; "The medicine turned out to save her life"; "She turned up HIV positive" ;

  • 2. (

    ) establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture" ;

  • 4. (

    ) prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof ;

  • 6. (

    ) increase in volume; "the dough rose slowly in the warm room" ;

  • 8. (

    ) take a trial impression of ;

  • 9. (

    ) obtain probate of; "prove a will" ;


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