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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Example sentences from the Web for prove
As subscriptions become an increasingly alluring business model, fintechs will be forced to consider whether this proven strategy is worth the risk.
In both of these studies, it’s very difficult to prove that transmission happened in flight.How risky is air travel in the pandemic? Here’s what the science says.|Brian Resnick|November 12, 2020|Vox
To which I said, as the wife of an attorney, “You need data to prove that the children aren’t doing as well in that class.”
College football is so often underscored by the chance to argue over scenarios that can’t really be proved one way or the other, and in this one respect, the 2020 season is no exception.
The mystery of Lizbert’s whereabouts and the compelling job you have as a journalist with something to prove aren’t enough.‘Bugsnax’ is charming and funny, but sapped by vexing gameplay|Harold Goldberg|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
There are the strongest ethical and religious reasons for refusing to accept this unproved and unprovable dogma.Religion and the War|Various
Godliness in men is latent, invisible, unprovable as to the sincerity of it, and obscure as to the exercise.A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)|Richard Baxter
That the unprovable is necessarily the unknowable, a thousand beliefs deny.There and Back|George MacDonald
A difficult possibility to conceive of individual intelligence and if unprovable against the theory of existence after death.Percy Bysshe Shelley as a Philosopher and Reformer|Charles Sotheran
The heaven of the churches and chapels is remote, unprovable, and cannot affect her in the smallest degree.More Pages from a Journal|Mark Rutherford
British Dictionary definitions for prove
verb proves, proving, proved, proved or proven (mainly tr)
Derived forms of proveprovable, adjectiveprovability, nounprovably, adverb
Word Origin for prove
Idioms and Phrases with prove
In addition to the idiom beginning with prove
- prove out
- exception proves the rule