prove out

verb
proved out; proved out or proven out; proving out; proves out

Definition of prove out

intransitive verb

: to turn out to be satisfactory or as expected

First Known Use of prove out

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Prove out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prove%20out. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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