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Definitions of prove:

  • verb:   be shown or be found to be
    Example: "She proved to be right"
  • verb:   establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
  • verb:   prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof
  • verb:   obtain probate of
    Example: "Prove a will"
  • verb:   take a trial impression of
  • verb:   put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
  • verb:   increase in volume
  • verb:   provide evidence for
  • verb:   cause to puff up with a leaven


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