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Synonyms for prove
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prove, turn out, turn up(verb)

    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, shew(verb)

    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, show(verb)

    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. prove(verb)

    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, essay(verb)

    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, prove(verb)

    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, prove(verb)

    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. prove(verb)

    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. prove(verb)

    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

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.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prove

    Synonyms:
    try, assay, test, establish, demonstrate, ascertain, argue, show, confirm, examine, substantiate, make trial of, verify, ascertain

    Antonyms:
    pass, pretermit, misdemonstrate, misindicate, refute, disprove, contradict, disestablish, neutralize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prove(v. a.)

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

  2. prove(v. a.)

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

  3. prove(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    turn out, be found to be

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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