Translation of "prove" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /pruːv/ us /pruv/ present participle proving, past tense and past participle proved

B1 to show that something is true

probar, demostrar
Can you prove that you weren’t there?
He’s desperately trying to prove his innocence.

to show a particular result or quality after a period of time

The operation proved a success.

(Translation of “prove” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /pruːv/

to show to be true or correct

This fact proves his guilt
He was proved guilty
Can you prove your theory?

to turn out, or be found, to be

His suspicions proved (to be) correct
This tool proved very useful.
proven adjective

(especially in law) proved

a proven criminal.

(Translation of “prove” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)