1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. Provide evidence for (synset 201017253)
    "The blood test showed that he was the father"; "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"
  4. Prove formally;
    Demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof (synset 200667548)
  5. 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"
  6. Increase in volume (synset 201987148)
    "the dough rose slowly in the warm room"
  7. Cause to puff up with a leaven (synset 201979601)
    "unleavened bread"
  8. Take a trial impression of (synset 201748860)
  9. Obtain probate of (synset 200667689)
    "prove a will"

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