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**Lemmata****Forms:**prove (data provider: celex), proved (data provider: celex), proven (data provider: celex), proves (data provider: celex), proving (data provider: celex)

**LEO: German - English Dictionary**- external link: prove

**Linguee: German - English Dictionary**- external link: prove

**Webster's revised unabridged dictionary (1913)****Prove**(*v. t.*) To try or to ascertain by an experiment, or by a test or standard; to test; as, to prove the strength of gunpowder or of ordnance; to prove the contents of a vessel by a standard measure.**Prove**(*v. t.*) To evince, establish, or ascertain, as truth, reality, or fact, by argument, testimony, or other evidence.**Prove**(*v. t.*) To ascertain or establish the genuineness or validity of; to verify; as, to prove a will.**Prove**(*v. t.*) To gain experience of the good or evil of; to know by trial; to experience; to suffer.**Prove**(*v. t.*) To test, evince, ascertain, or verify, as the correctness of any operation or result; thus, in subtraction, if the difference between two numbers, added to the lesser number, makes a sum equal to the greater, the correctness of the subtraction is proved.**Prove**(*v. t.*) To take a trial impression of; to take a proof of; as, to prove a page.**Prove**(*v. i.*) To make trial; to essay.**Prove**(*v. i.*) To be found by experience, trial, or result; to turn out to be; as, a medicine proves salutary; the report proves false.**Prove**(*v. i.*) To succeed; to turn out as expected.

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