Definitions of prove
v. t. - To try or to ascertain by an experiment, or by a test or standard; to test; as, to prove the strength of gunpowder or of ordnance; to prove the contents of a vessel by a standard measure. 2
v. t. - To evince, establish, or ascertain, as truth, reality, or fact, by argument, testimony, or other evidence. 2
v. t. - To ascertain or establish the genuineness or validity of; to verify; as, to prove a will. 2
v. t. - To gain experience of the good or evil of; to know by trial; to experience; to suffer. 2
v. t. - To test, evince, ascertain, or verify, as the correctness of any operation or result; thus, in subtraction, if the difference between two numbers, added to the lesser number, makes a sum equal to the greater, the correctness of the subtraction is proved. 2
v. t. - To take a trial impression of; to take a proof of; as, to prove a page. 2
v. i. - To make trial; to essay. 2
v. i. - To be found by experience, trial, or result; to turn out to be; as, a medicine proves salutary; the report proves false. 2
v. i. - To succeed; to turn out as expected. 2
The word "prove" uses 5 letters: E O P R V.
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