Definitions and translations for "prove"

Definition of prove

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Verb
1. To demonstrate that something is true or viable; to give proof for.
I will prove that my method is more effective than yours.
2. To turn out; to manifest.
It proved to be a cold day.
3. To turn out to be.
Have an exit strategy should your calculations prove incorrect.
4. To put to the test, to make trial of.
They took the experimental car to the proving-grounds.
The exception proves the rule.
The hypothesis has not been proven to our satisfaction.
5. To ascertain or establish the genuineness or validity of; to verify.
To prove a will
6. To experience
7. To take a trial impression of; to take a proof of.
To prove a page
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English - English - prove

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v. substantiate with evidence; demonstrate, show clearly; investigate, analyze; experiment, test
n. test, trial, proof, examination, probation, experiment, essay, rehearsal, attempt, try, shot; demonstration, evidence
v. provide, supply, provision, purvey; accommodate; cater; stock

English - Spanish - prove

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v. probar, comprobar, confirmar, demostrar; acrisolar, poner a prueba

English - French - prove

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v. prouver, démontrer, éprouver; s'avérer, se révéler

English - German - prove

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v. beweisen; erweisen; untersuchen; probieren; versuchen

English - Indonesian - prove

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v. membuktikan, mendalilkan, ternyata

English - Italian - prove

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v. provare, dimostrare, fornire la prova di; (Dir) convalidare, ratificare; omologare; mettere alla prova; (tecn) collaudare; (rifl) dimostrarsi, rivelarsi; (Tip) tirare una bozza di

English - Polish - prove

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v. ustalać, udowadniać, dowieść, wykazać, okazać się, zatwierdzać, ustalić, udowodnić, dowodzić, zatwierdzić

English - Portuguese - prove

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v. provar; mostrar; tentar; demonstrar; verificar

English - Romanian - prove

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v. dovedi, demonstra, arăta, legaliza, proba, verifica, controla, manipula, mânui, tipări şpalturi

English - Russian - prove

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г. доказывать, удостоверять, подтверждать, утверждать, зарекомендовать, испытывать, пробовать, оказываться, проверять, делать пробный оттиск

English - Turkish - prove

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f. göstermek, kanıtlamak, ispat etmek, denemek, sınamak, ispatlamak, tecrübe etmek, çıkmak, ortaya koymak, sağlamasını yapmak, anlaşılmak

English - Ukrainian - prove

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v. доводити, доказувати, засвідчувати, випробовувати, пробувати, перевіряти, виявлятися, розвідувати, переживати, доказати, довести

English - Dutch - prove

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ww. bewijzen, aantonen, proef : op de proef stellen, proberen, proef trekken van, afdruk : een afdruk nemen van, blijken

English - Greek - prove

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ρήμ. αποδεικνύω, δοκιμάζω

Italian - German - prove

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n. material

English - Arabic - prove

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‏برهن، أقام الدليل، ثبت، إختبر‏

English - Chinese - prove

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(动) 证明, 证实; 查验; 表现, 显示; 检验; 证明是; 原来是

English - Chinese - prove

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(動) 證明, 證實; 查驗; 表現, 顯示; 檢驗; 證明是; 原來是

English - Hindi - prove

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v. प्रमाणित करना, साबित कर देना, साबित करना, सिद्ध करना, निश्‍िचत करना, परीक्षा करना, प्रकाशित करना

English - Japanese - prove

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(動) 証明する; わかる; 試す

English - Korean - prove

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동. 입증하다; 증명하다; 검사하다, 분석하다; 시험하다

English - Vietnamese - prove

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v. thừ, thí nghiệm, chứng minh, chứng tỏ, thử lòng, chứng rỏ, chứng thật
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Synonyms for prove
1. test: assay, examine, try
2. verify: ascertain, corroborate, confirm, certify, demonstrate, affirm, determine
Verb forms for prove
Present participle: proving
Present: prove (3.person: proves)
Past: proved
Future: will prove
Present conditional: would prove
Present Perfect: have proved (3.person: has proved)
Past Perfect: had proved
Future Perfect: will have proved
Past conditional: would have proved