proof, cogent evidence(noun)
any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
"if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it"
a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it
a measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume)
proof, test copy, trial impression(noun)
(printing) an impression made to check for errors
a trial photographic print from a negative
validation, proof, substantiation(adj)
the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something
(used in combination or as a suffix) able to withstand
"temptation-proof"; "childproof locks"
make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset
knead to reach proper lightness
read for errors
"I should proofread my manuscripts"
activate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk
make resistant (to harm)
"proof the materials against shrinking in the dryer"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Demonstration, in the strict and proper sense, is the highest form of proof, and gives the most absolute certainty, but can not be applied outside of pure mathematics or other strictly deductive reasoning; there can be proof and certainty, however, in matters that do not admit of demonstration. A conclusion is the absolute and necessary result of the admission of certain premises; an inference is a probable conclusion toward which known facts, statements, or admissions point, but which they do not absolutely establish; sound premises, together with their necessary conclusion, constitute a demonstration. Evidence is that which tends to show a thing to be true; in the widest sense, as including self-evidence or consciousness, it is the basis of all knowledge. Proof in the strict sense is complete, irresistible evidence; as, there was much evidence against the accused, but not amounting to proof of guilt. Moral certainty is a conviction resting on such evidence as puts a matter beyond reasonable doubt, while not so irresistible as demonstration. Compare HYPOTHESIS; INDUCTION.
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The biggest proof is that they continue to bomb Syrian cities and impose sieges on hundreds of thousands of unarmed civilians.
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No words can describe the pain the families of those on board are going through, the lack of answers and definitive proof -- such as aircraft wreckage -- has made this more difficult to bear.
Faith is a belief in God/possibility/reality that is strictly based on spiritual conviction/assurance rather than proof.
Let us talk to him, give us a proof of life. Give us something.
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- provaCatalan, Valencian
- koestus, todiste, todistus, koe, koevedosFinnish
- preuve, épreuveFrench
- dearbhadh, dìonachScottish Gaelic
- bizonyítás, bizonyítékHungarian
- dovadă, probăRomanian
- корректура, доказательствоRussian
- proba, prova, proaSardinian
- bằng chứngVietnamese
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