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Definitions of proof

  1. make resistant, as to water, sound, errors, etc. Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. activate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk; "proof yeast" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a trial photographic print from a negative Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. (printing) a trial impression made to check for errors Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. (logic or mathematics) a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. a measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something; "if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. (printing) an impression made to check for errors Wordnet Dictionary DB
  10. a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. make resistant to water, sound, errors, etc.; "proof the materials against shrinking in the dryer" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  12. knead to reach proper lightness; "proof dough" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13. Any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth; an act of testing; a test; a trial. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. That degree of evidence which convinces the mind of any truth or fact, and produces belief; a test by facts or arguments that induce, or tend to induce, certainty of the judgment; conclusive evidence; demonstration. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. The quality or state of having been proved or tried; firmness or hardness that resists impression, or does not yield to force; impenetrability of physical bodies. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. Firmness of mind; stability not to be shaken. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. A trial impression, as from type, taken for correction or examination; -- called also proof sheet. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. A process for testing the accuracy of an operation performed. Cf. Prove, v. t., 5. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. Armor of excellent or tried quality, and deemed impenetrable; properly, armor of proof. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. Used in proving or testing; as, a proof load, or proof charge. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. Firm or successful in resisting; as, proof against harm; waterproof; bombproof. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. Being of a certain standard as to strength; -- said of alcoholic liquors. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. The means by which something is found to be true or correct; convincing evidence; a test or trial; in printing, an impression taken from type for correction; an early impression of an engraving. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  24. That which proves: test: experiment: any process to discover or establish a truth: that which convinces: demonstration: evidence: condition of having been proved: firmness of mind: a certain strength of alcoholic spirits: (print.) an impression taken for correction, also "proof-sheet": an early impression of an engraving. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  25. Able to withstand. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  26. Test; evidence; demonstration; impression of types, &c., taken for correction. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. The act of proving; convincing evidence. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. The standard strength of alcoholic liquors. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. A printed trial-sheet, as for correction. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. Trial or test; experiment; demonstration; that which convinces; hardness or firmness to resist; impenetrability; firmness of mind; the degree of strength in spirit; a rough impression taken for correction; an early impression of an engraving. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  31. Evidence; testimony; test; trial; any effort, process, or operation to ascertain truth; that which convinces the mind and produces belief; capacity of resistance, as fire-proof, water-proof; firmness or stability of mind; a standard strength of spirit, containing nearly equal weights of pure alcohol and water; an impression taken from a form of type, or from an engraved plate, for examination and correction. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  32. (used in combination or as a suffix) able to withstand; "temptation-proof"; "childproof locks" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  33. Employed in or connected with proving or correcting. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. Firm; impenetrable. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  35. Of standard alcoholic strength. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  36. Strong to resist impression or penetration. See Prove. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  37. Able to resist something; impenetrable. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for proof

  1. What proof had he of this? – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  2. Words, words; but what proof did he give you? – The Regent's Daughter by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
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