prove
Verb

Be shown or be found to be (synset 202639962)
"She proved to be right"; "The medicine turned out to save her life"; "She turned up HIV positive"hypernym: be  have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment (synset 200666706)
"The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"hypernym: affirm, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, support, sustain  establish or strengthen as with new evidence or factshyponym:
 prove oneself  show one's ability or courage
 prove  prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof
 contradict, negate  prove negative; show to be false
 stultify  prove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone's incompetence

Provide evidence for (synset 201017253)
"The blood test showed that he was the father"; "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"domain category: jurisprudence, law  the collection of rules imposed by authorityhypernym: inform  impart knowledge of some fact, state of affairs, or event tohyponym:

Prove formally;
Demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof (synset 200667548)domain category: math, mathematics, maths  a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangementhypernym: demonstrate, establish, prove, shew, show  establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment 
Put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to (synset 202537291)
"This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"hyponym:
 control, verify  check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
 float  circulate or discuss tentatively; test the waters with
 fieldtest  test something under the conditions under which it will actually be used

Increase in volume (synset 201987148)
"the dough rose slowly in the warm room"hypernym: grow  become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gainsynonym: rise

Cause to puff up with a leaven (synset 201979601)
"unleavened bread"
 Take a trial impression of (synset 201748860)

Obtain probate of (synset 200667689)
"prove a will"domain category: jurisprudence, law  the collection of rules imposed by authorityhypernym: authenticate  establish the authenticity of something
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