- 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.
- To succeed; to turn out as expected.

No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

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

May Sarton

May Sarton

prove in Danish is bevise

prove in Dutch is bewijzen, aantonen

prove in Italian is provare

prove in Latin is comprobo, experior (experiri; expertus ), probo

prove in Spanish is verificar

prove in Dutch is bewijzen, aantonen

prove in Italian is provare

prove in Latin is comprobo, experior (experiri; expertus ), probo

prove in Spanish is verificar

Copyright © 2001 - 2014 BrainyQuote