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  • 1 Proof — Proof, n. [OF. prove, proeve, F. preuve, fr. L. proba, fr. probare to prove. See {Prove}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth; an act of testing; a test; a trial. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Proof reader — Proof Proof, n. [OF. prove, proeve, F. preuve, fr. L. proba, fr. probare to prove. See {Prove}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth; an act of testing; a test; a trial. [1913… …

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  • 3 proof sheet — Proof Proof, n. [OF. prove, proeve, F. preuve, fr. L. proba, fr. probare to prove. See {Prove}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth; an act of testing; a test; a trial. [1913… …

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  • 4 proof´er — proof «proof», noun, adjective, verb. –n. 1. a way or means of showing beyond doubt the truth of something: »Is what you say a guess, or have you proof? SYNONYM(S): See syn. under evidence. (Cf. ↑evidence) 2. the establishment of the truth of… …

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  • 5 put to the proof — index prove Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 proof — Synonyms and related words: Christophany, Ditto copy, Photostat, Satanophany, Xerox, Xerox copy, absolute indication, account, acid test, acquaintance, affirmation, airtight, ammunition, angelophany, announcement, appearance, argument, assay,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 7 Proof of impossibility — A proof of impossibility, sometimes called a negative proof or negative result , is a proof demonstrating that a particular problem cannot be solved, or cannot be solved in general. Often proofs of impossibility have put to rest decades or… …

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  • 8 put out — Synonyms and related words: abash, abashed, abroad, addle, addle the wits, adrift, afflicted, aggravate, aggravated, agitated, ail, air, annoy, annoyed, appall, astound, astray, at sea, ball up, balled up, be the matter, becloud, bedazzle,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 9 Proof (2005 film) — Infobox Film name = Proof caption = Promotional poster for Proof director = John Madden writer = David Auburn (play) Rebecca Miller (screenplay) starring = Gwyneth Paltrow Anthony Hopkins Jake Gyllenhaal Hope Davis producer = Alison Owen, Jeff… …

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  • 10 proof — /proohf/, n. 1. evidence sufficient to establish a thing as true, or to produce belief in its truth. 2. anything serving as such evidence: What proof do you have? 3. the act of testing or making trial of anything; test; trial: to put a thing to… …

    Universalium

  • 11 proof — n., adj., & v. n. 1 facts, evidence, argument, etc. establishing or helping to establish a fact (proof of their honesty; no proof that he was there). 2 Law the spoken or written evidence in a trial. 3 a demonstration or act of proving (not… …

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  • 12 proof — 1 /pru:f/ noun 1 (C, U) facts, information, documents etc that prove something is true (+ of): Bring a passport as proof of identity. (+ (that)): Do you have any proof that this man stole your bag? | conclusive proof (=that cannot be doubted) |… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 -proof — a combining form meaning resistant, impervious to that specified by the initial element: burglarproof; childproof; waterproof. * * * proof UK [pruːf] US [pruf] suffix used with some nouns for describing something that will provide protection… …

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  • 14 proof — /pruf / (say proohf) noun 1. evidence sufficient to establish a thing as true, or to produce belief in its truth. 2. anything serving as such evidence. 3. the act of testing or making trial of anything; test; a trial: to put a thing to the proof …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 put — /poot/, v., put, putting, adj., n. v.t. 1. to move or place (anything) so as to get it into or out of a specific location or position: to put a book on the shelf. 2. to bring into some relation, state, etc.: to put everything in order. 3. to… …

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  • 16 proof — [[t]pruf[/t]] n. 1) evidence sufficient to establish a thing as true or believable 2) anything serving as such evidence 3) the act of testing or trying anything; test; trial: to put a thing to the proof[/ex] 4) the establishment of the truth of… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 put some pants on it — metaphor. To fill in the missing details for an idea or concept. Example Citation: I like your idea for the Buy or Dye convenience store and hair salon. put some pants on it and we ll pitch it to the suits on Wednesday. Related Words: cut steel… …

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  • 18 proof-of-concept — adj. Describes an object that proves that a particular design concept can be implemented. Example Citation: British Telecom (BT) recently demonstrated the SmartQuill, a proof of concept pen size personal data assistant that stores contact and… …

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  • 19 put words into one's mouth — {v. phr.} To say without proof that another person has certain feelings or opinions; claim a stand or an idea is another s without asking; speak for another without right. * /When he said John here is in favor of the idea. I told him not to put… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 20 put words into one's mouth — {v. phr.} To say without proof that another person has certain feelings or opinions; claim a stand or an idea is another s without asking; speak for another without right. * /When he said John here is in favor of the idea. I told him not to put… …

    Dictionary of American idioms