Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. prove, proeve, F. preuve, fr. L. proba, fr. probare, to prove. See Prove
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. prove (Fr. preuve)—L. probāre, to prove.
In literature:
Again, the development of the paragraph takes the form of proof or illustration.
"Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism" by F. V. N. Painter
Thanks to Sir Roderick Murchison, I am able to place the proof of this before you.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
This thesis seems scarcely to require proof.
"The World's Greatest Books--Volume 14--Philosophy and Economics" by Various
It appears to be a case in which rigid proof is hardly to be looked for.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
I have also directed Chapman and Hall to send you proofs of what has gone before, for reference, if you need it.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
Had I not better send them all to the printer, and let you have proofs kept by you for publishing?
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
She faced the torture smiling, with a courage that was proof, if he had wanted proof, of her loyalty to Brodrick.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
To be stopped by details (I might almost say repetitions) would therefore be to exhibit a fear in adducing proof.
"My Recollections of Lord Byron" by Teresa Guiccioli
A ship of war fitted with iron plates on the outside to render her shot-proof.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Lastly, there was the culminating proof, a letter found that morning in Zette's room.
"The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol" by William J. Locke
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In poetry:
I am cold -- be that Love's proof! --
And I burn -- the proof again! --
I would not be smooth but rough
Lest the smoother love should wane.
"The Test" by Katharine Tynan
Ye different sects, who all declare,
"Lo, here is Christ! " or, "Christ is here!"
Your stronger proofs divinely give,
And show me where the Christians live.
"Hymn XVI: Happy the Souls That First Believed" by Charles Wesley
I would frame all my doings to please thee, my God!
But how feeble my best efforts are;
Ah! how needful for me is thy chastening rod,
And a proof of thy fatherly care.
"Lines" by Mary Ann H T Bigelow
Graceful in name and in thyself, our river
None fairer saw in John Ward's pilgrim flock,
Proof that upon their century-rooted stock
The English roses bloom as fresh as ever.
"To G. G." by John Greenleaf Whittier
A helmett of proofe shee strait did provide,
A strong arminge-sword shee girt by her side,
On her hand a goodly faire gauntlett put shee:
Was not this a brave bonny lasse, Mary Ambree?
"Mary Ambree" by Anonymous British
A helmett of proofe shee strait did provide,
A stronge arminge-sword shee girt by her side,
On her hand a goodly faire gauntlett put shee:
Was not this a brave bonny lasse, Mary Ambree?
"Mary Ambree" by Andrew Lang
In news:
An eagle-eyed debate-watcher snagged video proof Wednesday that the New York Mets' beloved Mister Met mascot is in fact just another stoop-shouldered a guy wearing a giant fake head.
Declassified documents add to proof that US helped cover up 1940 Soviet massacre.
Testing Defibrillation -Proof Circuits of Medical Products Simplified.
The MegaPulse Defib-5 is a simple, fast, easy-to-use tester designed to test defibrillation -proof circuits of medical products as required by the IEC.
Woman gets proof brother wasn't a deserter .
Google's Recession-Proof Armor Gets Dinged .
Proof that the Detroit Red Wings are the New York Yankees of the NHL can be found in the glee and giggling that you hear around the league over the Red Wings' attendance woes.
Dioxin causing cancer is just a theory with no proof.
The " dioxin causes cancer theory" is just that, and just so much talk without a lot of proof.
The Proof Of Your Love.
Millions of Latinos across the country could be deterred from voting due to voter purge, citizenship proof and ID laws.
What to Expect When You're Baby-Proofing.
In general I do not enjoy journalistic writing, most of which, in my mind, is proof that tired old thinking is available to anyone at anytime.
ANNONAY, France — David Millar, a reformed "ex- doper ," won a stage at the Tour de France on Friday, saying his victory is proof riders can win cleanly.
And Wendy Dore and her father, prominent Bay City businessman Art Dore , are living proof.
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In science:
Proof: The proof is a repetition of the proof of 3.2 with some modiﬁcation.
Classification of simple $C^*$-algebras of tracial topological rank zero
We omit the proof because it is a simple combination of the ideas from Proof 2 and Proof 3.
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
This concludes the proof of (3.59) and the proof of Lemma 10 will then be concluded with the proof of Lemma 11.
Green's canonical syzygy conjecture for generic curves of odd genus
Although not needed for the proof in the general case, we present the proof for GLn , since the ideas involved in the proof seem a bit more natural.
Unique decomposition of tensor products of irreducible representations of simple algebraic groups
The proof of the other direction is similar to the proof of Proposition 3.8 of , and we refer to parts of that proof for some of the argument.
Crossed products by finite cyclic group actions with the tracial Rokhlin property
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