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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. established beyond doubt;
- Example: "a proven liar"
- Example: "a Soviet leader of proven shrewdness"
[syn: proved, proven]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Prove \Prove\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Proved; p. pr. & vb. n. Proving.] [OE. prover, F. prouver, fr. L. probare to try, approve, prove, fr. probus good, proper. Cf. Probable, Proof, Probe.] 1. To try or to ascertain by an experiment, or by a test or standard; to test; as, to prove the strength of gunpowder or of ordnance; to prove the contents of a vessel by a standard measure. [1913 Webster] Thou hast proved mine heart. --Ps. xvii. 3. [1913 Webster] 2. To evince, establish, or ascertain, as truth, reality, or fact, by argument, testimony, or other evidence. [1913 Webster] They have inferred much from slender premises, and conjectured when they could not prove. --J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster] 3. To ascertain or establish the genuineness or validity of; to verify; as, to prove a will. [1913 Webster] 4. To gain experience of the good or evil of; to know by trial; to experience; to suffer. [1913 Webster] Where she, captived long, great woes did prove. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 5. (Arith.) To test, evince, ascertain, or verify, as the correctness of any operation or result; thus, in subtraction, if the difference between two numbers, added to the lesser number, makes a sum equal to the greater, the correctness of the subtraction is proved. [1913 Webster] 6. (Printing) To take a trial impression of; to take a proof of; as, to prove a page. [1913 Webster] Syn: To try; verify; justify; confirm; establish; evince; manifest; show; demonstrate. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

proved adj 1: established beyond doubt; "a proven liar"; "a Soviet leader of proven shrewdness" [syn: proved, proven] [ant: unproved, unproven]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

59 Moby Thesaurus words for "proved": actual, ascertained, assured, attested, authenticated, borne out, categorically true, certain, certified, circumstantiated, confirmed, corroborated, decided, demonstrated, determinate, determined, documentary, effectual, established, factual, fixed, guaranteed, historical, in the bag, made sure, nailed down, not in error, objectively true, on ice, open-and-shut, proven, real, secure, set, settled, shown, stated, substantiated, sure-enough, tested, tried, tried and true, true, true as gospel, truthful, unconfuted, undenied, undoubted, unerroneous, unfallacious, unfalse, unmistaken, unquestionable, unrefuted, validated, veracious, verified, veritable, warranted