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  • v  be shown or be found to be
    She proved to be right
  • v  establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
  • v  provide evidence for
  • v  prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof
  • v  put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
  • v  increase in volume
  • v  cause to puff up with a leaven
  • v  take a trial impression of
  • v  obtain probate of
    prove a will

  • Ian Wilmut, the Scottish scientist who created Dolly the sheep in 1996, had to provide such samples to prove to skeptics that he had created history's first mammalian clone.
  • Not only did he learn the proofs in the books, he also tackled the new theories by trying to prove them on his own.
  • Men are trying to prove that they are no corporate slave.
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  • Wolf Chases Motorcycle, Biker Bartlett Snaps Photos To Prove It
    If a wolf was chasing your motorcycle, would you take the time to turn around and grab a few photos to prove it? Tim Bartlett, a Banff, Alberta man who was riding down Canada’s scenic Hwy 93 in Kootenay National Park on Saturday afternoon did exactly that. Don’t believe me? You don’t have to take [...] Wolf Chases Motorcycle, Biker Bartlett Snaps Photos To Prove It is a post from: The Inquisitr
    June 14, 2013 - The Inquisitr
  • Chris Columbus Buys Spec About Brothers Who Try to Prove Santa Claus is Real
    By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK ( - Chris Columbus' 1492 Pictures and Ocean Blue Entertainment have acquired "12/24," Matt Lieberman's spec script about two brothers who try to prove Santa Claus is real using a home video camera. The two brothers end up joining St. Nick on his Christmas Eve sleigh ride, but cause his sleigh to crash and must save Christmas. Lieberman, who last wrote "Short ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Plenty to prove: TCU Horned Frogs
    Every season, every player feels they've got at least something to prove. Otherwise, all the work wouldn't be worth it. That said, some guys have more to prove than others. These are the guys with the most to prove on their respective teams. Next up: TCU More guys with plenty to prove. Plenty to prove: WR Brandon Carter This was a really tough call since TCU's entire team has a ton to prove this ...
    June 12, 2013 - ESPN Blogs

  • John Paul Stevens in
    Although the court's decision in this case might be seen as a mere adjunct to Heller,Justice Stevens wrote, "the consequences could prove far more destructive - quite literally - to our nation's communities and to our constitutional...
  • Barack Obama in Bellona
    The gulf disaster, he said, "may prove to be the result of human error - or corporations taking dangerous short cuts that compromised safety," but the nation "must acknowledge that there are inherent risks to drilling four miles beneath the...
  • Alex Rodriguez in
    Back then it was a different culture,Rodriguez said. "It was very loose. I was young, I was stupid, I was naïve. I wanted to prove to everyone that I was worth being one of the greatest players of all time."

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