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noun as in trying

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Like any good marketer, Silverman says he has sales figures proving his approach is working.

We look forward to proving their innocence and to their complete vindication before a trial court.

In May, he published his fifth book, Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper: How Innovation Keeps Proving the Catastrophists Wrong.

And Sherriff and baby Agnes had passed the 21 days incubation period, proving they had not contracted Ebola.

In Revolution, Brand bemoans our “uninformed populace,” while repeatedly proving his point with fantastically wrong information.

This, however, should not be accepted as proving the presence of bile without further tests.

The fortune was proving quite as large as he had expected, and not even an inquest had been held upon the dead man.

The next stage in bankruptcy proceedings is the proving and allowance of claims.

The expense of altering the engine, and forking the water to bottom, and proving the mine, will not exceed 1000l.

But how does our infidel geologist set about his work of proving that the earth has any given age, say a thousand million years?


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to proving, such as: examining, justifying, testing, verifying, and confirmation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.