No search results found for

Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. prove

verb. ['ˈpruːv'] establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment.

Synonyms

  • prove oneself
  • corroborate
  • affirm
  • contradict
  • stultify
  • support
  • shew
  • establish
  • confirm
  • show
  • demonstrate
  • sustain
  • substantiate

Antonyms

  • disprove
  • affirm
  • validate
  • agree

Etymology

  • proven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • profian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Featured Games

Words that Rhyme with Prove

  • struve
  • remove
  • behoove
  • veuve
  • stuve
  • stueve
  • groove
  • you've
  • move
  • juve
  • duve

Example sentences of the word prove


1. Verb, base form
Filing a tax return is the only way to prove you qualify for these credits and receive your money.

Quotes containing the word prove


1. We hope that eventually there would be an occasion which I can personally prove that game music can in fact impress many different people and move them.
- Nobuo Uematsu

2. Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.
- Louisa May Alcott

3. We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.
- May Sarton

2. prove

verb. ['ˈpruːv'] be shown or be found to be.

Synonyms

  • result
  • turn up
  • ensue
  • turn out

Antonyms

  • fail
  • pass
  • approve
  • reject

Etymology

  • proven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • profian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. prove

verb. ['ˈpruːv'] provide evidence for.

Synonyms

  • presume
  • testify
  • bear witness
  • cite
  • attest
  • show
  • demonstrate
  • manifest
  • abduce
  • evidence
  • certify
  • inform

Antonyms

  • boycott
  • disapproval
  • disapprove
  • take

Etymology

  • proven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • profian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. prove

verb. ['ˈpruːv'] prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof.

Synonyms

  • establish
  • show
  • demonstrate

Antonyms

  • conform
  • strengthen
  • invalidate
  • disagree

Etymology

  • proven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • profian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. prove

verb. ['ˈpruːv'] take a trial impression of.

Synonyms

  • print

Antonyms

  • close
  • abolish

Etymology

  • proven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • profian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. prove

verb. ['ˈpruːv'] obtain probate of.

Antonyms

  • forbid

Etymology

  • proven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • profian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. prove

verb. ['ˈpruːv'] put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to.

Synonyms

  • try
  • verify
  • examine
  • try out
  • control
  • field-test
  • evaluate
  • judge
  • essay
  • test
  • float

Antonyms

  • circumstantial evidence
  • direct evidence
  • decertify
  • overstate

Etymology

  • proven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • profian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. prove

verb. ['ˈpruːv'] cause to puff up with a leaven.

Synonyms

  • raise
  • elevate
  • bring up
  • rise
  • get up
  • lift

Antonyms

  • hide
  • contraindicate
  • disappear
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • proven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • profian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. prove

verb. ['ˈpruːv'] increase in volume.

Synonyms

  • rise

Antonyms

  • disincarnate
  • refrain

Etymology

  • proven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • profian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Synonym.com
×