prove

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
prove

Third-person singular
proves

Past tense
proved

Past participle
proved

Present participle
proving

Plain form
prove

Third person singular
proves

Simple past
proved

Past participle
proven

Present participle
proving

  1. (transitive) When you prove something, you demonstrate that it is for real and true.
    I will prove my method is more effective than yours.
    The hypothesis has not been proven to our satisfaction.