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1. proof

noun. ['ˈpruːf'] any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something.

Synonyms

  • confirmation
  • substantiation
  • check
  • grounds
  • cogent evidence
  • validation
  • verification
  • evidence

Antonyms

  • take
  • inactivity
  • disenfranchisement
  • hardware

Etymology

  • proof (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prove (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Proof

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  • poof
  • hoof
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Example sentences of the word proof


1. Noun, singular or mass
When you arrive at the testing center, present the officer with your proof of vehicle liability insurance.

Quotes containing the word proof


1. The best proof of love is trust.
- Joyce Brothers

2. If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph:THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDEDFOR THE EXISTENCE OF GODWAS MUSI* should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph:THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDEDFOR THE EXISTENCE OF GODWAS MUSIC
*- Kurt Vonnegut


3. Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.
- Ayn Rand

2. proof

noun. ['ˈpruːf'] a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it.

Synonyms

  • statement
  • monstrance
  • demonstration
  • mathematical proof
  • logical proof

Antonyms

  • unarmored
  • unprotected
  • break
  • derestrict

Etymology

  • proof (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prove (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. proof

noun. ['ˈpruːf'] the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something.

Synonyms

  • determination
  • substantiation
  • validation
  • support
  • monetization
  • certification
  • documentation
  • authentication
  • monetisation
  • finding

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow
  • boycott
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • proof (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prove (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. proof

verb. ['ˈpruːf'] make resistant (to harm).

Synonyms

  • goof-proof
  • bombproof
  • childproof
  • foolproof
  • goofproof
  • child-proof
  • strengthen
  • bulletproof
  • weatherproof

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness
  • differ
  • activity
  • action

Etymology

  • proof (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prove (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. proof

noun. ['ˈpruːf'] a trial photographic print from a negative.

Synonyms

  • photographic print

Antonyms

  • disprove
  • disapprove

Etymology

  • proof (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prove (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. proof

noun. ['ˈpruːf'] (printing) an impression made to check for errors.

Synonyms

  • foundry proof
  • trial impression
  • impression
  • test copy
  • printing

Antonyms

  • vulnerable
  • fallible
  • devitalize
  • stay

Etymology

  • proof (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prove (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. proof

verb. ['ˈpruːf'] activate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • attack
  • start
  • esteem

Etymology

  • proof (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prove (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. proof

verb. ['ˈpruːf'] make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset.

Synonyms

  • produce
  • create

Antonyms

  • worry
  • dissuade
  • contraindicate

Etymology

  • proof (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prove (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. proof

adjective. ['ˈpruːf'] (used in combination or as a suffix) able to withstand.

Synonyms

  • imperviable

Antonyms

  • invalidate
  • irresoluteness

Etymology

  • proof (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prove (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. proof

noun. ['ˈpruːf'] a measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume).

Synonyms

  • quantity
  • measure

Antonyms

  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline
  • intemperance

Etymology

  • proof (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prove (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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