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.
The best revenge is to live on and prove yourself. Eddie Vedder
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain. Audrey Hepburn
Sometimes it is necessary to be lonely in order to prove that you are right. Vladimir Putin
I love it when people doubt me. It makes me work harder to prove them wrong. Derek Jeter
We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be. May Sarton