prove [pru:v]

• vt. 证明,查验,检验,勘探,显示
vi. 证明是

• 时　态：proved, proved or prov·en, prov·ing, proves
名　词：prov'er
形容词：prov'a·ble
副　词：prov'en·ly

1. I defy you to prove I have cheated.
我敢说你证明不了我行过骗。
2. Our fears proved groundless.
我们感到恐惧是毫无道理的.
3. It has been proved statistically that...
有统计数字证明....
4. His new premises have proved to be favorable to business.
他的那栋新建的大楼已证实对他的生意有利。
5. His wealth proved a curse to him.
他的财富是他的祸根。

• ### 9个动词解释

1. be shown or be found to be
[同] prove, turn out, turn up
[例]
• She proved to be right
• The medicine turned out to save her life
• She turned up HIV positive
2. establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
[同] demonstrate, establish, prove, shew, show
[反] confute, disprove
[例]
• The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound
• The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture
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