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prove in English:

1. proved proved


The result proved disappointing.
In due time, his innocence will be proved.
To no one's surprise, loud noise has been proved to affect one's sense of hearing.
A study has proved, that eating too fast increases your chance for obesity.
Everyone charged with a penal offence has the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law in a public trial at which he has had all the guarantees necessary for his defence.
It was an event that proved extraordinary.
Fingerprints left in the room proved the murderer's guilt.
What kind of logic is this: one's always wrong, until proved right?
As time has passed; the problem has proved more serious.
I had imagined that the newbies fresh from university would probably be stuck with all the backstage work - collecting reference material, getting copies and such but I couldn't have been proved more wrong.
Saint Thomas proved the existence of God with five arguments, the so called five ways.
That proved to be no more than an expression of optimism when World War II began.
I have one of my friends who graduated from university and became a fine public servant. Once he told me that what he had learned from school had been useless. However, what little philosophy he had learned proved to be of great benefit.

English word "prove"(proved) occurs in sets:

czasowniki nieregularne

2. proof


The proof is trivial.
You can't accuse him of stealing unless you have proof.
In the absence of sufficient proof, the police could not indict him.
The police were sure he did it, but there wasn’t proof.
Courses in analysis begin with the fundamental notions of mathematical logic, important proof techniques, and the construction of real and complex numbers.
Take the child away into the forest; I never want to see her again. Kill her, and bring me back this handkerchief soaked in her blood as proof.
In order to buy a car, you must show the ward office proof of parking space.
Also cracks may form in buildings that aren't Earthquake proof.
The sentences "Let's eat grandpa." and "Let's eat, grandpa." are only one proof that punctuation can change a lot.
I think it is the best proof that we play fair in every area of our activities
proof of address
"How ​old are you?" "21." "Do you have any proof on you?" / Do they have any proof that it was Hampson who ​stole the ​goods?
If he can’t show proof that he wasn’t there during the robbery, he will be found guilty.
This further proof that the chairman of the board is a few croutons short of a salad.

English word "prove"(proof) occurs in sets:

Słowotwórstwo - angielski
Word formation miscellaneous

3. verify


Please verify all the data.
I think you should verify your behaviour.
Please verify that there is sufficient memory available before loading the program.
How can I automatically verify someone's identity (i.e., they are who they say they are) online?
Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths.

4. disprove


The allegations have been disproved.
I ate lots of onion and I did not feel ill so that disproves my theory that it is onion which makes me sick.

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5. Substantiate


Prosecutors in court have to substantiate their claims in order to prove a suspect is guilty.
His claims have never been substantiated.
In order to win the trial, we had to substantiate the charges with very powerful evidence
I am going to substantiate this theory.
You'd better think it over how you are going to substantiate your claim.
I’ll do it – if I can just substantiate your story with the police.
Weight of evidence is needed to substantiate a health effect for probiotics