prove a point

Definition of prove a point

  1. :  to show that one is right about something He's willing to do almost anything to prove a point.

Word by Word Definitions

proveplay
  1. :  to learn or find out by experience

    :  to test the truth, validity, or genuineness of

    :  to test the worth or quality of

pointplay
  1. :  an individual detail :  item

    :  a distinguishing detail

    :  the most important essential in a discussion or matter

  1. :  to furnish with a point :  sharpen

    :  to give added force, emphasis, or piquancy to

    :  to scratch out the old mortar from the joints of (something, such as a brick wall) and fill in with new material


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