Definition of prove:

part of speech: verb

To try by experiment or by a test or standard: to try by suffering: to establish or ascertain as truth by argument or other evidence: to demonstrate: to ascertain the genuineness of: to experience or suffer: ( math.) to ascertain the correctness of any result.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb

To turn out to be or be found to be.

part of speech: adjective


part of speech: verb

To test or try by an experiment; to make clear and certain by argument or other evidence; to show to be genuine; as, to prove a will; to learn by experience; show the accuracy of ( a calculation).

part of speech: verb

To try; test; demonstrate; verify; experience.

part of speech: verb

To make trial; turn out; discover.

part of speech: verb

To make trial: to turn out: to be shown afterwards.

Usage examples for prove:

  • He had taken the trouble to call her to him- to prove that he was good. "She Buildeth Her House", Will Comfort.
  • I am his wife, as I can prove "The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers", Mary Cholmondeley.
  • I'll prove it to you." "The Wreckers of Sable Island", J. Macdonald Oxley.

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