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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prove

    Confirm (Latin con, together, and firmus, firm) is to add firmness or give stability to. Both confirm and corroborate presuppose something already existing to which the confirmation or corroboration is added. Testimony is corroborated by concurrent testimony or by circumstances; confirmed by established facts. That which is thoroughly proved is said to be established; so is that which is official and has adequate power behind it; as, the established government; the established church. The continents are fixed. A treaty is ratified; an appointment confirmed. An act is sanctioned by any person or authority that passes upon it approvingly. A statement is substantiated; a report confirmed; a controversy settled; the decision of a lower court sustained by a higher. Just government should be upheld. The beneficent results of Christianity confirm our faith in it as a divine revelation.

    Synonyms:
    assure, confirm, corroborate, establish, fix, ratify, sanction, settle, strengthen, substantiate, sustain, uphold

    Antonyms:
    abrogate, annul, cancel, destroy, overthrow, shake, shatter, unsettle, upset, weaken

    Preposition:
    Confirm a statement by testimony; confirm a person in a belief.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prove, turn out, turn upverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    rise, dig up, leaven, try, boot out, show, testify, establish, uprise, rotate, test, evidence, try out, come on, cut, surface, get up, examine, arise, turf out, spread out, turn off, exclude, essay, raise, switch off, chuck out, shew, fold, excavate, turn out, demonstrate, splay, show up, turn up, locate, eject, come out, fold up, bear witness, bear

    Antonyms:
    confute, disprove

  2. prove, demonstrate, establish, show, shewverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    attest, express, rise, lay down, found, leaven, demo, try, exhibit, build, show, testify, establish, depict, install, test, evidence, try out, present, read, instal, point, examine, make, indicate, ground, record, picture, register, certify, usher, plant, give, designate, essay, raise, render, launch, evince, shew, institute, set up, turn out, demonstrate, manifest, show up, turn up, march, constitute, base, bear witness

    Antonyms:
    disprove, confute

  3. testify, bear witness, prove, evidence, showverb

    provide evidence for

    "The blood test showed that he was the father"; "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"

    Synonyms:
    attest, express, rise, leaven, demo, try, exhibit, register, show, testify, establish, depict, test, evidence, try out, tell, present, read, point, examine, indicate, take the stand, record, picture, certify, usher, designate, essay, raise, render, evince, shew, turn out, demonstrate, manifest, show up, turn up, bear witness

    Antonyms:
    disprove, confute

  4. proveverb

    prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof

    Synonyms:
    rise, examine, demonstrate, testify, essay, evidence, try out, try, test, bear witness, shew, turn up, establish, leaven, raise, turn out, show

    Antonyms:
    confute, disprove

  5. test, prove, try, try out, examine, essayverb

    put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to

    "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"

    Synonyms:
    audition, rise, analyze, leaven, try, sample, show, testify, establish, test, evidence, try out, study, examine, see, seek, try on, probe, quiz, attempt, essay, raise, adjudicate, render, shew, judge, screen, taste, turn out, demonstrate, turn up, experiment, strain, analyse, stress, hear, canvass, assay, canvas, bear witness

    Antonyms:
    confute, disprove

  6. rise, proveverb

    increase in volume

    "the dough rose slowly in the warm room"

    Synonyms:
    rise, stand up, climb up, show, testify, establish, uprise, test, evidence, try out, leaven, heighten, go up, rebel, surface, lift, examine, arise, spring up, come up, grow, originate, resurrect, ascend, develop, climb, essay, raise, try, get up, shew, move up, turn out, jump, demonstrate, turn up, rear, mount, rise up, wax, bear witness

    Antonyms:
    confute, disprove

  7. raise, leaven, proveverb

    cause to puff up with a leaven

    "unleavened bread"

    Synonyms:
    kindle, farm, rise, put forward, leaven, set up, try, upgrade, try out, show, testify, provoke, elevate, kick upstairs, recruit, upraise, enkindle, establish, put up, heighten, stir, evidence, elicit, advance, conjure, lift, examine, fire, arouse, grow, bring up, conjure up, nurture, resurrect, levy, promote, erect, essay, call down, get up, produce, shew, call forth, invoke, turn out, demonstrate, raise, turn up, evoke, rear, parent, enhance, test, bear witness

    Antonyms:
    confute, disprove

  8. proveverb

    take a trial impression of

    Synonyms:
    rise, examine, demonstrate, testify, essay, evidence, try out, try, test, bear witness, shew, turn up, establish, leaven, raise, turn out, show

    Antonyms:
    confute, disprove

  9. proveverb

    obtain probate of

    "prove a will"

    Synonyms:
    rise, examine, demonstrate, testify, essay, evidence, try out, try, test, bear witness, shew, turn up, establish, leaven, raise, turn out, show

    Antonyms:
    confute, disprove

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. proveverb

    Synonyms:
    demonstrate, show, manifest, confirm, establish, evidence, evince, substantiate, verify, make good

  2. proveverb

    Synonyms:
    try, test, examine, make trial of, put to the test, experiment upon, submit to the test or proof

  3. proveverb

    Synonyms:
    turn out, be found to be

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. proveverb

    Synonyms:
    verify, corroborate, substantiate, demonstrate

    Antonyms:
    disprove, refute

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "prove":

    demonstrate, show, proof, be, test, proves, substantiate, establish, evidence

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How to use prove in a sentence?

  1. Bryce Benjet:

    This time is critical to allow for proper consideration of the powerful new evidence of his innocence and possible DNA testing that could help prove who actually committed the crime, we hope that Governor Abbott will consider all of the facts in this case, and adopt the Board's recommendation as soon as possible.

  2. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    The fact that we will all die sooner or later is enough to prove that we are responsible for our sins.

  3. Circuit Judge Bruce Schroeder:

    It's my understanding he does not dispute the defendant was involved in the homicide, in the death of Ms. Gamez, but that it happened during a sex act, it was consensual and the result of misadventure. The fact a later death (happened) during the same type of activity doesn't prove anything in this case.

  4. Renato Usatii:

    I committed this violation in order to prove that Shor and Filat are partners in crime.

  5. Sean Teare:

    What we did in court today, we simply prove that this defendant, Ms. Washington, violated a number of her bond conditions, this individual who was on bond for murder was outside of her residence, outside of her curfew hours, and had some pretty significant contact with a witness on that murder.


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