proof positive

Definition of proof positive

  1. :  something which definitely shows that something else is true or correct :  definite proof The photograph is proof positive that the accident happened the way he described.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the cogency of evidence that compels acceptance by the mind of a truth or a fact

    :  the process or an instance of establishing the validity of a statement especially by derivation from other statements in accordance with principles of reasoning

    :  experience

  1. :  able to resist or repel

    :  used in proving or testing or as a standard of comparison

    :  of standard strength or quality or alcoholic content

  1. :  to make or take a proof or test of

    :  proofread

    :  to give a resistant quality to

  1. :  formally laid down or imposed :  prescribed

    :  expressed clearly or peremptorily

    :  fully assured :  confident

  1. :  something positive: such as

    :  the positive degree of comparison in a language

    :  a positive form of an adjective or adverb

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clearly seen through or understood

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