Prove

9 Definitions of Prove

The meaning of the word prove, the definition 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.

v. t. - To evince, establish, or ascertain, as truth, reality, or fact, by argument, testimony, or other evidence.

v. t. - To ascertain or establish the genuineness or validity of; to verify; as, to prove a will.

v. t. - To gain experience of the good or evil of; to know by trial; to experience; to suffer.

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.

v. t. - To take a trial impression of; to take a proof of; as, to prove a page.

v. i. - To make trial; to essay.

v. i. - To be found by experience, trial, or result; to turn out to be; as, a medicine proves salutary; the report proves false.

v. i. - To succeed; to turn out as expected.


The word "prove" uses 5 letters: E O P R V

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after prove, or to prove in any order:

d - proved   l - plover   n - proven   r - prover   s - proves  

Shorter words found within prove:

er oe op ope or ore over pe per pore pro re rep repo rev roe rope rove voe

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