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Prove

prove vt

proved
proved or: prov·en [prü-vən]
prov·ing
1 : to test the truth, validity, or genuineness of [ a will at probate]
2 a : to establish the existence, truth, or validity of [the charges were never proved in court]
b : to provide sufficient proof of or that [proved the defendant guilty beyond a reasonable doubt]
prov·able [prü-və-bəl]
adj

prov·able·ness n

prov·ably [prü-və-blē]
adv



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.