provably

adverb
prov·​ably | \ ˈprü-və-blē How to pronounce provably (audio) \

Definition of provably

: in a way that can be proved provably false/true Pate's embrace of voter ID was similarly focused on addressing a problem that doesn't provably exist to any significant degree.— Philip Bump

First Known Use of provably

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About provably

Time Traveler for provably

Time Traveler

The first known use of provably was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Dictionary Entries Near provably

provable

provably

provand

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for provably

Cite this Entry

“Provably.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/provably. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!