# proof

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**proof**— 1 /pru:f/ noun 1 (C, U) facts, information, documents etc that prove something is true (+ of): Bring a passport as proof of identity. (+ (that)): Do you have any proof that this man stole your bag? | conclusive proof (=that cannot be doubted) |… …32

**proof**— Synonyms and related words: Christophany, Ditto copy, Photostat, Satanophany, Xerox, Xerox copy, absolute indication, account, acid test, acquaintance, affirmation, airtight, ammunition, angelophany, announcement, appearance, argument, assay,… …33

**proof**— proof1 [ pruf ] noun ** 1. ) count or uncount information or evidence that shows that something is definitely true or definitely exists: proof of: We were unable to establish proof of her innocence. Do you have any proof of identity (=a document… …34

**proof**— [[t]pru͟ːf[/t]] ♦♦♦ proofs 1) N VAR: oft N of n, N that Proof is a fact, argument, or piece of evidence which shows that something is definitely true or definitely exists. You have to have proof of residence in the state of Texas, such as a Texas …35

**-proof**— a combining form meaning resistant, impervious to that specified by the initial element: burglarproof; childproof; waterproof. * * * proof UK [pruːf] US [pruf] suffix used with some nouns for describing something that will provide protection… …36

**proof**— n. conclusive evidence 1) to furnish, give offer, present, produce, provide proof 2) ample, clear, conclusive, convincing, definite, incontestable, indisputable, irrefutable, positive, undeniable, unquestionable proof 3) documentary; mathematical …37

**Proof**— 1Proof [pru:f ], das; , [engl. proof, eigtl. = Beweis (für etw.); Probe < mengl. preve < afrz. preuve < mlat. proba, ↑ Probe]: Maß für den Alkoholgehalt von Getränken. 2Proof [pru:f ], der, auch: das; s, s [engl. proof, ↑ 1Proof] (Druckw …38

**proof**— /pruf / (say proohf) noun 1. evidence sufficient to establish a thing as true, or to produce belief in its truth. 2. anything serving as such evidence. 3. the act of testing or making trial of anything; test; a trial: to put a thing to the proof …39

**proof**— (prf) a traditional unit of proportion used for measuring the strength of distilled liquors, including medicinal solutions of alcohol as well as alcoholic beverages such as whiskey. The proof rating of a liquor is the alcohol content of the… …40

**proof**— I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. evidence, substantiation, verification, confirmation; conclusiveness; corroboration, ratification; trial, test; sample, impression. See demonstration, experiment. adj. impenetrable, impervious;… …