Bedeutung von "prove" - als Fremdsprache


verb [ T ] uk us /pruːv/ (past tense proved, past participle mainly US proven)

B1 to show that something is true:

They knew who had stolen the money, but they couldn't prove it.
[ + (that) ] Can you prove that you weren't there?
He's desperately trying to prove his innocence.
→ Opposite disprove
prove (to be) sth

B2 to show a particular quality after a period of time:

The new treatment has proved to be very effective.
prove yourself

to show that you are good at something:

I wish he'd stop trying to prove himself all the time.

(Definition von "prove" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)