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One entry found for prove.
Entry Word: prove
Function: verb
Text: 1 to show the existence or truth of by evidence <the prosecutor used DNA evidence to prove the defendant's guilt>
Synonyms demonstrate, document, establish, substantiate, validate
Related Words back (up), buttress, corroborate; evidence, evince, record, support, witness; adduce, attest, authenticate, certify, identify; confirm, sustain, verify; clinch, nail, settle; depose, testify
Near Antonyms challenge, dispute, object; allege, assume, conjecture, guess, presume, surmise, suspect
Antonyms disprove, rebut, refute
2 to come to be <the new automobile engine design proved impractical> -- see COME OUT 1
3 to gain full recognition or acceptance of <proved herself a great actress on the Broadway stage> -- see ESTABLISH 1