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(Mathematics) The operation of testing the equation of a problem, to see whether it truly expresses the conditions of the problem.
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  1. (Mathematics) The operation of testing the equation of a problem, to see whether it truly expresses the conditions of the problem.
  2. A statement attesting to the truth, correctness, or authenticity of the things avowed in a written statement; an affidavit attached to a written statement affirming its truthfulness. A statement attesting to the truth, correctness, or authenticity of the things avowed in a written statement; an affidavit attached to a written statement affirming its truthfulness.
  3. A verifying or being verified; establishment or confirmation of the truth or accuracy of a fact, theory, etc.
An illustration or explanation, as of a theory or product, by exemplification or practical application:
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  1. An illustration or explanation, as of a theory or product, by exemplification or practical application:
  2. A practical showing of how something works or is used; specif., such a showing of a product in an effort to sell it
  3. An explanation by example, experiment, etc.
(Law) Something presented in a legal proceeding, as a statement of a witness, an object, etc., which bears on or establishes a point in question
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  1. (Law) Something presented in a legal proceeding, as a statement of a witness, an object, etc., which bears on or establishes a point in question
  2. A thing or set of things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgment:
  3. A thing, a document, or the testimony of a person that bears on the truth or falsity of an assertion made in litigation; the totality of such items introduced in a trial; the legal doctrines pertaining to the admission, use, and evaluation of such items. A thing, a document, or the testimony of a person that bears on the truth or falsity of an assertion made in litigation; the totality of such items introduced in a trial; the legal doctrines pertaining to the admission, use, and evaluation of such items.
Evidence in support of a fact or assertion; proof.
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  1. Evidence in support of a fact or assertion; proof.
  2. Statements made by competent witnesses, who have been sworn in at a trial or deposition or in an affidavit. Although frequently used synonymously with evidence, the latter is the broader term and encompasses both testimony and physical evidence. Statements made by competent witnesses, who have been sworn in at a trial or deposition or in an affidavit. Although frequently used synonymously with evidence, the latter is the broader term and encompasses both testimony and physical evidence.
  3. All such declarations, spoken or written, offered in a legal case or deliberative hearing.
The facts or evidence offered in support of a claim.
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  1. The facts or evidence offered in support of a claim.
  2. The form of a written, printed, or keyed letter that distinguishes it as being lowercase or uppercase:
  3. Actual fact; reality:
A show; display; presentation
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  1. A show; display; presentation
  2. A document or thing introduced as evidence in court, or attached to a contract or to a motion. A document or thing introduced as evidence in court, or attached to a contract or to a motion.
  3. (Law) Something marked for identification with the purpose of being introduced as evidence:
Plural form of reason
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(Computers) The organized collection of records that describe the structure, purpose, operation, maintenance, and data requirements for a computer program, operating system, or hardware device.
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  1. (Computers) The organized collection of records that describe the structure, purpose, operation, maintenance, and data requirements for a computer program, operating system, or hardware device.
  2. The documents or references thus supplied
  3. The supplying of documents or supporting references; use of documentary evidence
Plural form of credential: Documentary evidence of someone's right to credit or authority, especially such a document given to an ambassador by a country.
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  1. Plural form of credential: Documentary evidence of someone's right to credit or authority, especially such a document given to an ambassador by a country.
Facts that can be analyzed or used in an effort to gain knowledge or make decisions; information.
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  1. Facts that can be analyzed or used in an effort to gain knowledge or make decisions; information.
  2. Facts or figures to be processed; evidence, records, statistics, etc. from which conclusions can be inferred; information
In commercial and property law, a warrant also refers to a guarantee that a property being sold or transferred meets certain specified criteria.
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  1. In commercial and property law, a warrant also refers to a guarantee that a property being sold or transferred meets certain specified criteria.
  2. An order in writing from a competent authority instructing that a certain act be carried out.
  3. An option issued by a company granting the holder the right to buy certain securities, generally common stock, at a specified price and usually for a limited time
A Jewish ceremony in which young people reaffirm their belief in the basic spiritual and ethical concepts of Judaism
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  1. A Jewish ceremony in which young people reaffirm their belief in the basic spiritual and ethical concepts of Judaism
  2. In commercial law, an agreement, usually by a bank, to honor a letter of credit issued by someone else, usually another bank, and to seek reimbursement from the instrument’s issuer.
  3. In property law, a conveyance of an interest in real property to one who has or claims an existing interest in the property, thereby curing a previous conveyance that was defective, increasing or making permanent a previously conveyed interest, or making avoidable estate certain and no longer voidable. See also deed.
A thing that serves to bear witness, confirm or authenticate.
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  1. A thing that serves to bear witness, confirm or authenticate.
  2. (Business, finance) The process, performed by accountants or auditors, of providing independent opinion on published financial and other business information of a business, public agency, or other organization.
  3. (Linguistics, of a language or word) An appearance in print or otherwise recorded on a permanent medium.
That which corroborates.
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  1. That which corroborates.
  2. The act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming; addition of strength; confirmation; as, the corroboration of an argument, or of information.
A written declaration made under oath before a notary public or other authorized officer.
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  1. A written declaration made under oath before a notary public or other authorized officer.
  2. (Law) A written statement given voluntarily and sworn to before a person authorized to administer oaths
  3. A voluntary and written ex parte statement of facts signed and the truth of its content affirmed or sworn to by the declarant before a notary public or another officer authorized to administer oaths. See also affirmation. A voluntary and written ex parte statement of facts signed and the truth of its content affirmed or sworn to by the declarant before a notary public or another officer authorized to administer oaths. See also affirmation.
Plural form of fact
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One who can give a firsthand account of something seen, heard, or experienced:
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  1. One who can give a firsthand account of something seen, heard, or experienced:
  2. Attestation to a fact, statement, or event; testimony:
  3. An attesting of a fact, statement, etc.; evidence; testimony
The process of changing from a gas to a solid without passing through an intermediate liquid phase. Carbon dioxide, at a pressure of one atmosphere, undergoes deposition at about −78 degrees Celsius.
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  1. The process of changing from a gas to a solid without passing through an intermediate liquid phase. Carbon dioxide, at a pressure of one atmosphere, undergoes deposition at about −78 degrees Celsius.
  2. The act of depositing, especially the laying down of matter by a natural process.
  3. (Law) The testimony of a witness made under oath, but not in open court, and written down to be used when the case comes to trial
The traced record of a recording instrument
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  1. The traced record of a recording instrument
  2. (Fortification) The ground plan of a work or works.
  3. A visible mark, such as a footprint, made or left by the passage of a person, animal, or thing.
(Computers) A collection of related, often adjacent items of data, treated as a unit.
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  1. (Computers) A collection of related, often adjacent items of data, treated as a unit.
  2. Anything that is written down and preserved as evidence; account of events
  3. An account, as of information or facts, set down especially in writing as a means of preserving knowledge.
A standard, rule, or test by which something can be judged; measure of value
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  1. A standard, rule, or test by which something can be judged; measure of value
  2. A standard, rule, or test on which a judgment or decision can be based.
(Plural only) The sediment at the bottom of a liquid, or from which a liquid has been filtered (as in coffee grounds).
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  1. (Plural only) The sediment at the bottom of a liquid, or from which a liquid has been filtered (as in coffee grounds).
  2. The collective land areas that compose a larger area, as in the castle grounds.
  3. (Law) Basis or justification for something, as in "grounds for divorce."
A method, process, or means used in making such an examination or trial
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  1. A method, process, or means used in making such an examination or trial
  2. An oath or declaration required as proof of one's orthodoxy, loyalty, etc.
  3. A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
An effort or a try.
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  1. An effort or a try.
  2. The intentional and overt taking of a substantial step toward the commission of a crime that falls short of completing the crime. The mere planning of a crime, as well as soliciting another to commit the crime, does not constitute an attempt to commit the crime. Attempt is a crime distinct from the offense that the criminal was attempting to commit. Various legal tests are used to determine when, between planning a crime and committing it, a person’s actions constitute an attempt. See also conspiracy and solicitation. The intentional and overt taking of a substantial step toward the commission of a crime that falls short of completing the crime. The mere planning of a crime, as well as soliciting another to commit the crime, does not constitute an attempt to commit the crime. Attempt is a crime distinct from the offense that the criminal was attempting to commit. Various legal tests are used to determine when, between planning a crime and committing it, a person’s actions constitute an attempt. See also conspiracy and solicitation.
  3. An attack; an assault:
A substance to be thus tested or analyzed
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  1. A substance to be thus tested or analyzed
  2. A quantitative determination of the amount of a given substance in a particular sample. Assays are regularly used to determine the purity of precious metals. They can be performed by wet methods or dry methods. In the wet method, the sample is dissolved in a reagent, like an acid, until the purified metal is separated out. In the dry method, the sample is mixed with a flux (a substance such as borax or silica that helps lower the melting temperature) and then the sample is heated to the point where impurities in the metal fuse with the flux, leaving the purified metal as a residue.
  3. (Now Rare) An attempt
Something to be pulled, as the handle of a drawer, etc.
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  1. Something to be pulled, as the handle of a drawer, etc.
  2. (Slang) A means of gaining special advantage; influence:
  3. The act or process of pulling:
A small piece of paper, esp. one prepared for a specific use
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  1. A small piece of paper, esp. one prepared for a specific use
  2. A slight error or oversight, as in speech or writing:
  3. A deviation or turning aside, esp. from a practice, course of conduct, etc. considered right
(Informal) An act or product of revising; a revision.
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  1. (Informal) An act or product of revising; a revision.
  2. (Printing) A proof taken after corrections have been made, for looking over or correcting again
  3. A revising or a revised form of something; revision
(Printing) A trial page or proof of continuous text that has not been divided into pages.
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  1. (Printing) A trial page or proof of continuous text that has not been divided into pages.
  2. Printer's proof, originally that taken from type in a galley, now usually a single column of copy printed out to permit correction of errors before being made up in pages
(Printing) A trial page or proof that has been made up into pages.
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  1. (Printing) A trial page or proof that has been made up into pages.
(Printing) Proof from a locked form, submitted for a final reading before plates are cast
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  1. (Printing) Proof from a locked form, submitted for a final reading before plates are cast
(Business, finance) The process, performed by accountants or auditors, of providing independent opinion on published financial and other business information of a business, public agency, or other organization.
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  1. (Business, finance) The process, performed by accountants or auditors, of providing independent opinion on published financial and other business information of a business, public agency, or other organization.
  2. (Linguistics, of a language or word) An appearance in print or otherwise recorded on a permanent medium.
  3. The act of authenticating a document by observing its execution at the request of the party signing the document, and then signing it as a witness. The act of authenticating a document by observing its execution at the request of the party signing the document, and then signing it as a witness.
A hallmark or assay-mark on a piece of metalwork
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  1. A hallmark or assay-mark on a piece of metalwork
  2. Something which validates or confirms the authenticity of something
  3. (Computing) proof of the identity of a user logging on to some network
A ceremony in Judaism that marks the completion of a young person's religious training.
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  1. A ceremony in Judaism that marks the completion of a young person's religious training.
  2. In property law, a conveyance of an interest in real property to one who has or claims an existing interest in the property, thereby curing a previous conveyance that was defective, increasing or making permanent a previously conveyed interest, or making avoidable estate certain and no longer voidable. See also deed.
  3. A Christian ceremony variously viewed as a sacrament conferring spiritual strength of the Holy Spirit or as a nonsacramental rite admitting to full church membership
That which corroborates.
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  1. That which corroborates.
  2. The act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming; addition of strength; confirmation; as, the corroboration of an argument, or of information.
An illustration or explanation, as of a theory or product, by exemplification or practical application:
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  1. An illustration or explanation, as of a theory or product, by exemplification or practical application:
  2. A piece of evidence:
  3. The act or process of providing evidence for or showing the truth of something:
(Law) Something presented in a legal proceeding, as a statement of a witness, an object, etc., which bears on or establishes a point in question
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  1. (Law) Something presented in a legal proceeding, as a statement of a witness, an object, etc., which bears on or establishes a point in question
  2. A thing or set of things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgment:
  3. Something indicative; an indication or set of indications:
Either of the two parts of the Christian Bible, the Old Testament and the New Testament
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  1. Either of the two parts of the Christian Bible, the Old Testament and the New Testament
  2. Something that serves as tangible proof or evidence:
  3. A statement of belief; a credo:
A statement testifying to a person's qualifications, character, etc. or to the merits of some product, service, etc.; letter or statement of recommendation
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  1. A statement testifying to a person's qualifications, character, etc. or to the merits of some product, service, etc.; letter or statement of recommendation
  2. Something given in appreciation of a person's service or achievement; a tribute.
  3. A statement in support of a particular truth, fact, or claim.
Any form of evidence, indication, etc.; proof
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  1. Any form of evidence, indication, etc.; proof
  2. Statements made by competent witnesses, who have been sworn in at a trial or deposition or in an affidavit. Although frequently used synonymously with evidence, the latter is the broader term and encompasses both testimony and physical evidence. Statements made by competent witnesses, who have been sworn in at a trial or deposition or in an affidavit. Although frequently used synonymously with evidence, the latter is the broader term and encompasses both testimony and physical evidence.
  3. Evidence in support of a fact or assertion; proof.
The act of validating something.
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  1. The act of validating something.
  2. The process whereby others confirm the validity of one's emotions.
(Law) A sworn statement attesting to the truth of the facts in a document.
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  1. (Law) A sworn statement attesting to the truth of the facts in a document.
  2. A verifying or being verified; establishment or confirmation of the truth or accuracy of a fact, theory, etc.
  3. (Law) A formal phrase used in concluding a plea, to denote confirmation by evidence.
Authorization or sanction, as by a superior or the law
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  1. Authorization or sanction, as by a superior or the law
  2. An order in writing from a competent authority instructing that a certain act be carried out.
  3. An order that serves as authorization, especially:
A fact or statement put forth as proof or evidence; a reason:
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  1. A fact or statement put forth as proof or evidence; a reason:
  2. A reason or reasons offered for or against something
  3. (--- Archaic) A reason or matter for dispute or contention:
The connection of an electrical conductor with a ground
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  1. The connection of an electrical conductor with a ground
  2. An area or a position that is contested in or as if in battle:
  3. The logical basis of a conclusion, action, etc.; valid reason, motive, or cause
The ability to think, form judgments, draw conclusions, etc.
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  1. The ability to think, form judgments, draw conclusions, etc.
  2. A normal mental state; sanity:
  3. A fact or cause that explains why something exists or has occurred:
A purpose or cause:
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  1. A purpose or cause:
  2. The reason; cause
A difficult problem or question.
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  1. A difficult problem or question.
  2. The cause or intention underlying a given action or situation:
  3. The reason, cause, motive, purpose, etc.
An examination or testing
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  1. An examination or testing
  2. The result of such an analysis.
  3. A quantitative determination of the amount of a given substance in a particular sample. Assays are regularly used to determine the purity of precious metals. They can be performed by wet methods or dry methods. In the wet method, the sample is dissolved in a reagent, like an acid, until the purified metal is separated out. In the dry method, the sample is mixed with a flux (a substance such as borax or silica that helps lower the melting temperature) and then the sample is heated to the point where impurities in the metal fuse with the flux, leaving the purified metal as a residue.
A written composition of moderate length exploring a particular issue or subject.
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  1. A written composition of moderate length exploring a particular issue or subject.
  2. A short literary composition of an analytical, interpretive, or reflective kind, dealing with its subject in a nontechnical, limited, often unsystematic way and, usually, expressive of the author's outlook and personality
  3. A testing or trial of the value or nature of a thing:
An event, set of circumstances, etc. that proves or tries a person's qualities
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  1. An event, set of circumstances, etc. that proves or tries a person's qualities
  2. (Chem.) A trial or reaction for identifying a substance or ingredient
  3. A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
An instance of such a proceeding:
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  1. An instance of such a proceeding:
  2. The act or process of trying, testing, or putting to the proof; test
  3. A preliminary competition or test to determine qualifications, as in a sport.
A test of the suitability or effectiveness of a person or thing, especially of a performer (an audition)
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  1. A test of the suitability or effectiveness of a person or thing, especially of a performer (an audition)
  2. A performance of a play before its official opening, as to test audience reaction
  3. A test to ascertain the qualifications of applicants, as for an athletic team or theatrical role.
Not subject to an obligation imposed on others; exempt:
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  1. Not subject to an obligation imposed on others; exempt:
  2. Not affected by a given influence; unresponsive:
  3. Having legal immunity:
Not affected by
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  1. Not affected by
  2. Able to withstand; not susceptible
  3. Incapable of being penetrated:
Not susceptible:
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  1. Not susceptible:
  2. Impossible or difficult to effect; not susceptible.
  3. Not susceptible (to or of); not easily affected or influenced
Offering resistance; resisting
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  1. Offering resistance; resisting
  2. Capable of, offering, or showing resistance. Often used in combination:
Of, tending toward, or marked by resistance:
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  1. Of, tending toward, or marked by resistance:
  2. Resisting, tending to resist, or capable of resistance
  3. (Physics) Resisting the passage of electrical current
Not susceptible to or admitting of:
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  1. Not susceptible to or admitting of:
  2. Not susceptible.

Synonym Study

  • Exhibit applies to a document or object produced as evidence in a court
  • Testimony applies to verbal evidence given by a witness under oath
  • Evidence applies to something presented before a court, as a witness's statement, an object, etc., that bears on or establishes a point in question
  • Proof , as compared here, applies to facts, documents, etc. that are so certain or convincing as to demonstrate the validity of a conclusion beyond reasonable doubt
Find another word for proof. In this page you can discover 71 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for proof, like: verification, demonstration, evidence, testimony, case, exhibit, reasons, documentation, credentials, data and warrant.