Synonyms of proof


1. proof, cogent evidence, evidence, grounds

usage: 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"

2. proof, argument, statement

usage: a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it

3. proof, measure, quantity, amount

usage: a measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume)

4. proof, test copy, trial impression, impression, printing

usage: (printing) an impression made to check for errors

5. proof, photographic print, print

usage: a trial photographic print from a negative

6. validation, proof, substantiation, determination, finding

usage: the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something


1. proof, produce, make, create

usage: make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset

2. proof, knead, work

usage: knead to reach proper lightness; "proof dough"

3. proofread, proof, see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure

usage: read for errors; "I should proofread my manuscripts"

4. proof, change, alter, modify

usage: activate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk; "proof yeast"

5. proof, strengthen

usage: make resistant (to harm); "proof the materials against shrinking in the dryer"


1. proof(predicate), impervious (vs. pervious), imperviable

usage: (used in combination or as a suffix) able to withstand; "temptation-proof"; "childproof locks"

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