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Related / Similar Words: validation, substantiation, cogent evidence, test copy, trial impression, proofread

 

Definition:
  • the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something;
  • a trial photographic print from a negative;
  • any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something; "if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it";
  • (printing) an impression made to check for errors;
  • a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it;
  • a measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume);
  • make resistant to water, sound, errors, etc.; "proof the materials against shrinking in the dryer";
  • activate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk; "proof yeast";
  • read for errors; "I should proofread my manuscripts";
  • knead to reach proper lightness; "proof dough";
  • make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset;

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    Hyponyms: authentication, certification, documentation, support, monetization, monetisation, probate, confirmation, verification, check, substantiation, establishment, validation, galley proof, foundry proof, mathematical proof, logical proof, demonstration, monstrance, goofproof, goof-proof, foolproof, fireproof, weatherproof

     

    Entailments: read

     

    Derivational Morphology: confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm, validate, proofread, test copy, trial impression, proofreader, reader

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 证据   Dutch: bewijs  
    Finnish: koe   French: preuve  
    German: Beweis   Hungarian: bizonyíték  
    Italian: prova   Japanese: 証拠  
    Korean: 증거   Polish: dowód  
    Portuguese: prova   Russian: доказательство  
    Spanish: prueba   Swedish: bevis  
     
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