1. [syn: proved, proven]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Proven \Prov"en\, p. p. or a.
Proved. "Accusations firmly proven in his mind." --Thackeray.
Of this which was the principal charge, and was
generally believed to beproven, he was acquitted.
Not proven (Scots Law), a verdict of a jury that the guilt
of the accused is not made out, though not disproved.
--Mozley & W.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
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:
37 Moby Thesaurus words for "proven":
ascertained, attested, authenticated, borne out, certified,
circumstantiated, confirmed, corroborated, demonstrated,
dependable, determined, established, faithworthy, fixed,
incorruptible, inviolable, proved, reliable, responsible, settled,
shown, straight, substantiated, sure, tested, to be trusted, tried,
tried and true, true, trustable, trustworthy, trusty, unfalse,
unperfidious, untreacherous, validated, verified