be shown or be found to be
establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
provide evidence for
prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof
put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
increase in volume
cause to puff up with a leaven
take a trial impression of
obtain probate of
- My millionaire grandfather left all his money to research into proving that the pyramids in Egypt were built by visitors from outer space. That beats the band!
- He takes great delight in proving others wrong.
- What a sod this job is proving to be!