- 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"
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- 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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