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proved

adjective

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proved

verb
past tense of prove

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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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“Proved.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/proved. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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