verb (used with object), proved, proved or prov·en, prov·ing.
verb (used without object), proved, proved or prov·en, prov·ing.
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His tax returns will remain a story, too, although not a huge one until there's anything factual and provable.
Then, Bashford will consider a two-part question: what are the facts and what is provable?Ray Kelly’s Bad Week: NYPD Chief Sees Son Greg Accused of Rape|Michael Daly|January 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A claim barred by the statute of limitations is not provable, nor is a contingent liability.
For the sentences of the Veda are universally defined to be sentences which prove things that are not provable by other evidence.The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha|Madhava Acharya
Claims for tort are not provable, that is, claims for injuries to person or property not arising out of contact.Commercial Law|Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
Only a creditor who owns a demand or provable claim can vote at creditors' meetings.
In this work I have endeavored to unite them and to make of the two one practical, provable, and usable science.Encyclopedia of Diet|Eugene Christian
British Dictionary definitions for prove
verb proves, proving, proved, proved or proven (mainly tr)
Derived forms of proveprovable, adjectiveprovability, nounprovably, adverb
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Idioms and Phrases with prove
In addition to the idiom beginning with prove
- prove out
- exception proves the rule