Textual thesaurus for "prove"

(verb) shew, show, demonstrate, establish

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

(verb) bear witness, show, testify, evidence

provide evidence for

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

(verb) raise, leaven

cause to puff up with a leaven

unleavened bread

(verb) rise

increase in volume

the dough rose slowly in the warm room

(verb) try, try out, test, essay, examine

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

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

(verb) 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