HyperDic: proof

English > 12 senses of the word proof:
NOUNcognitionproof, cogent evidenceany factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
communicationproofa formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it
quantityproofa measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume)
communicationproof, test copy, trial impression(printing) an impression made to check for errors
artifactproofa trial photographic print from a negative
actproof, validation, substantiationthe act of validating
VERBcreationproofmake or take a proof / proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset
contactproofknead to reach proper lightness
cognitionproof, proofreadread for errors
changeproofactivate by mixing / mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk
changeproofmake resistant (to harm)
ADJECTIVEallproof(used in combination or as a suffix) able to withstand
proof > pronunciation
Soundspruw'f
Rhymesaloof ... woof: 16 rhymes with uwf...
English > proof: 12 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(used in combination or as a suffix) able to withstand.
Examples
  • "temptation-proof "
  • "childproof locks"
Broaderimpervious, imperviablenot admitting of passage / passage or capable of being affected
English > proof: 12 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAny factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something.
Example"if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it"
Synonymcogent evidence
Narrowerconfirmation, verification, check, substantiationAdditional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
establishment, validationThe cognitive process of establishing a valid proof
Broaderevidence, groundsYour basis for belief or disbelief
Catalanprova
English > proof: 12 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it.
CategorylogicThe branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
mathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Narrowerdemonstration, monstranceproof by a process of argument or a series of proposition proving an asserted conclusion
logical proofproof of a logical theorem
mathematical proofproof of a mathematical theorem
Broaderargument, statementA fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
Spanishprueba
Catalanprova
English > proof: 12 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningA measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume).
Broadermeasure, quantity, amountHow much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
English > proof: 12 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaning(printing) an impression made to check for errors.
Synonymstest copy, trial impression
Categoryprinting, printing processreproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
Narrowerfoundry proofA proof taken from a form before duplicate plates are made
galley proofA proof taken before the type is broken up to print pages
Broaderimpression, printingAll the copies of a work printed at one time
Spanishgaleradas, galeras, prueba de galeras, prueba de impresión
Verbsproofread for errors
proofmake or take a proof / proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset
English > proof: 12 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA trial photographic print from a negative.
Broaderphotographic print, printA printed picture produced from a photographic negative
Spanishprueba
Verbsproofmake or take a proof / proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset
English > proof: 12 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something.
Synonymsvalidation, substantiation
Narrowerauthentication, certificationvalidating the authenticity of something or someone
documentation, supportdocumentary validation
monetization, monetisationEstablishing something (e.g. gold or silver) as the legal tender of a country
probateThe act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord / accord with legal requirements
Broaderdetermination, findingThe act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
Spanishvalidación, verificación
Catalanvalidació, verificació
English > proof: 12 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningmake or take a proof / proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderproduce, make, createcreate or manufacture a man-made product
Spanishsacar una muestra
Nounsproofa trial photographic print from a negative
proof(printing) an impression made to check for errors
English > proof: 12 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningknead to reach proper lightness.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"proof dough"
Broaderknead, workmake uniform
English > proof: 12 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningread for errors.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"I should proofread my manuscripts"
Synonymproofread
Entailsreadinterpret something that is written or printed
Broadersee, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assureBe careful or certain to do something
Spanishcorregir, revisar
Catalancorregir, revisar
Nounsproof(printing) an impression made to check for errors
English > proof: 12 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningactivate by mixing / mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"proof yeast"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
English > proof: 12 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningmake resistant (to harm).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"proof the materials against shrinking in the dryer"
Narrowerbombproofmake safe against bombings
bulletproofmake bulletproof
child-proof, childproofmake safe against children
fireproofmake resistant to fire / fire
goofproof, goof-proof, foolproofproof against human misuse or error
weatherproofmake resistant to bad weather
Broaderstrengthengain strength
Spanishhacer resistente, impermeabilizar
Catalanimpermeabilitzar

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