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.
To evince, establish, or ascertain, as truth, reality, or fact, by argument, testimony, or other evidence.
To ascertain or establish the genuineness or validity of; to verify; as, to prove a will.
To gain experience of the good or evil of; to know by trial; to experience; to suffer.
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.
To take a trial impression of; to take a proof of; as, to prove a page.
To make trial; to essay.
To be found by experience, trial, or result; to turn out to be; as, a medicine proves salutary; the report proves false.
We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be. May Sarton
Sometimes it is necessary to be lonely in order to prove that you are right. Vladimir Putin
The best revenge is to live on and prove yourself. Eddie Vedder
Don't let negativity affect your vision. A lot of people have said harsh things, but I don't let it affect me. If anything it gives me more enthusiasm and pushes me to do better in my career so I can prove them wrong. Nicole Polizzi
A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it. Bob Hope