prove+by+trial

  • 1prove — 1 Prove, try, test, demonstrate are comparable when they mean to establish a given or an implied contention or reach a convincing conclusion by such appropriate means as evidence, argument, or experiment. The same distinctions in implications and …

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  • 2Prove — Prove, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Proved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Proving}.] [OE. prover, F. prouver, fr. L. probare to try, approve, prove, fr. probus good, proper. Cf. {Probable}, {Proof}, {Probe}.] 1. To try or to ascertain by an experiment, or by a test… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3Prove — Prove, v. i. 1. To make trial; to essay. [1913 Webster] 2. To be found by experience, trial, or result; to turn out to be; as, a medicine proves salutary; the report proves false. The case proves mortal. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] So life a winter …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4trial — tri·al n [Anglo French, from trier to try]: a judicial examination of issues of fact or law disputed by parties for the purpose of determining the rights of the parties compare hearing, inquest at trial: in or during the course of a trial Merriam …

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  • 5prove — [pro͞ov] vt. proved, proved or proven, proving [ME proven < OFr prover < L probare: see PROBE] 1. to test by experiment, a standard, etc.; subject to a testing process; try out 2. to establish as true; demonstrate to be a fact 3. to… …

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  • 6trial — 1 test, proof, demonstration (see under PROVE) Analogous words: inspection, examination, scanning, scrutiny (see under SCRUTINIZE): *process, proceeding, procedure 2 Trial, tribulation, affliction, visitation, cross are comparable when they… …

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  • 7prove — [v] establish facts; put to a test add up, affirm, analyze, ascertain, assay, attest, authenticate, back, bear out, certify, check, confirm, convince, corroborate, declare, demonstrate, determine, document, end up, evidence, evince, examine,… …

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  • 8Trial of Clay Shaw — On March 1, 1967, New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison arrested and charged New Orleans businessman Clay Shaw with conspiring to assassinate President Kennedy, with the help of Lee Harvey Oswald, David Ferrie, and others. On January 29,… …

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  • 9Trial of the thirty — The Trial of the Thirty (French: Procès des trente ) was a show trial in 1894 in Paris, France, aimed at legitimizing the lois scélérates passed in 1893 1894 against the anarchist movement and restricting press freedom by proving the existence of …

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  • 10prove — provable, adj. provability, provableness, n. provably, adv. provenly, adv. prover, n. /proohv/, v., proved, proved or proven, proving …

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  • 11prove — [[t]pruv[/t]] v. proved, proved prov•en, prov•ing 1) to establish the truth, genuineness, or validity of, as by evidence or argument 2) to give demonstration of; cause to be shown as specified: Events have proved me right[/ex] 3) to subject to a… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12trial — A judicial examination and determination of issues between parties to action, whether they be issues of law or of fact, before a court that has jurisdiction. Tittsworth v. Chaffin, Mo.App., 741 S.W.2d 314, 317. A judicial examination, in… …

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  • 13Trial (law) — In law, a trial is an event in which parties come together to a dispute present information (in the form of evidence) in a formal setting, usually a court, before a judge, jury, or other designated finder of fact, in order to achieve a resolution …

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  • 14Trial — For other uses, see Trial (disambiguation). Mistrial redirects here. For other uses, see Mistrial (disambiguation). In law, a trial is when parties to a dispute come together to present information (in the form of evidence) in a tribunal, a… …

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  • 15Trial of Louis Riel — The Trial of Louis Riel was arguably the most famous trial in the history of Canada. In 1885 Louis Riel had been a leader of a resistance movement by the Métis and First Nations people of western Canada against the Canadian government in what is… …

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  • 16trial — /truy euhl, truyl/, n. 1. Law. a. the examination before a judicial tribunal of the facts put in issue in a cause, often including issues of law as well as those of fact. b. the determination of a person s guilt or innocence by due process of law …

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  • 17prove — verb (proved; proved or proven; proving) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French prover, pruver, from Latin probare to test, prove, from probus good, honest, from pro for, in favor + bus (akin to Old English bēon to be) more at pro , be Date …

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  • 18Trial and conviction of Alfred Dreyfus — The trial and conviction of Alfred Dreyfus was the event that instigated the Dreyfus Affair, a political scandal which divided France during the 1890s and early 1900s. It involved the wrongful conviction of Dreyfus, a Jewish military officer, for …

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  • 19prove — [c]/pruv / (say proohv) verb (proved, proved or proven /ˈpruvən/ (say proohvuhn), /ˈproʊvən/ (say prohvuhn), proving) –verb (t) 1. to establish the truth or genuineness of, as by evidence or argument: to prove one s contention. 2. Law to… …

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  • 20prove — Synonyms and related words: affirm, afford proof of, argue, ascertain, assay, attend, attest, audit, authenticate, back, back up, balance, balance the books, be found, bear out, become of, bespeak, betoken, bolster, bring home to, bring out,… …

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