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synonyms for proves

  • confirm
  • convince
  • demonstrate
  • determine
  • explain
  • find
  • justify
  • result
  • show
  • substantiate
  • test
  • try
  • turn out
  • validate
  • verify
  • affirm
  • analyze
  • ascertain
  • assay
  • attest
  • authenticate
  • back
  • certify
  • check
  • corroborate
  • declare
  • document
  • evidence
  • evince
  • examine
  • experiment
  • fix
  • manifest
  • settle
  • sustain
  • testify
  • uphold
  • warrant
  • witness
  • add up
  • bear out
  • end up
  • have a case
  • make evident
  • pan out
  • show clearly
  • show once and for all
  • trial

antonyms for proves

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  • conceal
  • confuse
  • deny
  • disprove
  • hide
  • invalidate
  • miss
  • refuse
  • veto
  • aid
  • assist
  • contradict
  • disavow
  • disclaim
  • help
  • refute
  • reject
  • unsettle
  • discredit
  • hypothesize
  • theorize
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How to use proves in a sentence

That the inconstancy of such notices, in cases equally important, proves they did not proceed from any such agent.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
And the passage last quoted, according to the interpretation given of it, proves that the latter is to Covenant.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Another Christian argument is the claim that the faithfulness of the Christian martyrs proves Christianity to be true.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
If the editor forgets himself, as in the case cited, suit for libel is sure to be brought and often proves a serious thing.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
I do not know whether it is due to jealous gods that the excessive enjoyment of wine proves its own penalty.
THE ART OF DRINKINGGEORG GOTTFRIED GERVINUS
Indeed, the whole osseous structure of those animals proves that they were formed to uprend the trees that gave them sustenance.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 196, JULY 30, 1853VARIOUS
Of course, this proves our right and duty to live wherever we may choose; while the white race may only live where they can.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
An author of modern times usually proves the ancients inferior to us in two ways: by reason and examples.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
Somebody presumes to contradict him, and clearly proves to him that what he says is untrue.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
The record proves positively that as criminals scientists are flunkies without a single recorded exception.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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