Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1[agent] PROVE NP2 (NP3) NP1[agent] PROVE NP3 NP2 NP1[patient] PROVE (NP2)
The theory was proved by the scientists.
That theory was proved false.
He's so aggressive - it's as if he's always trying to prove something.
I have no idea how to prove this mathematically.
I haven't been proven guilty yet!
They proved him innocent.
That just goes to prove what an idiot I am.
We proved them wrong!
He proved himself a fighter, and we are very proud of him.
He really proved himself an idiot during his first term.
I will prove to myself that I'm still alive.
My predictions proved.
The operation proved a complete success.
The dispute over the song rights proved impossible to resolve.
The new treatment has proved to be a disaster.
He proved to be the worst singer in the world.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Commentary: Is: PROVE ONESELF Syntax Is: NP1 PROVE ONESELF
He had a chance to prove himself.
You do have to prove yourself to get ahead.
Prove yourself to me.
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
NOTE: Related to legal documents, especially testament or will.
The will was proved on 29th January.
They might have the will proved.
The will proved.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 9
NOTE: Usually refers to the process of letting dough rise before being baked.
Cover again with a cloth and prove the dough for another hour or so.
This pizza dough proved rather quickly.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6, 7
NOTE: Take a test impression of a negative, etching, or type.
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WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 8