v. 原来是; 证实; 证明
If something proves to be true or to have a particular quality, it becomes clear after a period of time that it is true or has that quality.
We have been accused of exaggerating before, but unfortunately all our reports proved to be true...
In the past this process of transition has often proven difficult.
If you prove that something is true, you show by means of argument or evidence that it is definitely true.
You brought this charge. You prove it!...
The results prove that regulation of the salmon farming industry is inadequate.
If you prove yourself to have a certain good quality, you show by your actions that you have it.
Margaret proved herself to be a good mother...
As a composer he proved himself adept at large dramatic forms...
If you prove a point, you show other people that you know something or can do something, although your action may have no other purpose.
They made a 3,000 mile detour simply to prove a point.
1. be shown or be found to be;
2. establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment;
3. provide evidence for;
4. prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof
5. put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to;
6. increase in volume;
7. cause to puff up with a leaven;
8. take a trial impression of
9. obtain probate of;
prove, certify, demonstrate, establish, testify
If he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call up one thing to prove and illustrate another, let him study the lawyer's cases.
如果某人不善于详细查看事物, 仅限于用一事物去和另一事物对比、解释的话, 就让他去见识见识律师怎么办案子.
This will prove to the world that we are right.
The burden of proof lay on the plaintiff to prove negligence.
Year by year a few of these slang terms prove so useful that they graduate into respectable society.
The students are asked to prove the purity of copper.