'prove'
Overview of verb prove
1. prove, turn out, turn up  (be shown or be found to be; "She proved to be right"; "The medicine turned out to save her life"; "She turned up HIV positive")
2. prove, demonstrate, establish, show, shew  (establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture")
3. testify, bear witness, prove, evidence, show  (provide evidence for; "The blood test showed that he was the father"; "Her behavior testified to her incompetence")
4. prove  (prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof)
5. test, prove, try, try out, examine, essay  (put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe")
6. rise, prove  (increase in volume; "the dough rose slowly in the warm room")
7. raise, leaven, prove  (cause to puff up with a leaven; "unleavened bread")
8. prove  (take a trial impression of)
9. prove  (obtain probate of; "prove a will")
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