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prove

verb

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1 to show the existence or truth of by evidence
  • the prosecutor used DNA evidence to prove the defendant's guilt

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2 to come to be
  • the new automobile engine design proved impractical

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3 to gain full recognition or acceptance of
  • proved herself a great actress on the Broadway stage

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The first known use of prove was in the 13th century

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“Prove.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prove. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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