• 简明词典(词霸)
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  • 牛津词典
  • prove


    • [pruːv]
    • [pruːv]


    • 常用
    • 高考讲解
    • v.
      原来是; 证实; 证明
  • 词态变化

    • 第三人称单数: proves;
    • 过去式: proved;
    • 过去分词: proven;
    • 现在分词: proving;
  • 实用场景例句

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    • 证明
    • 证实
    • 验证
    • 显示
    • 显示出
    • 证明是

    If he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call up one thing to prove and illustrate another, let him study the lawyer's cases.

    如果某人不善于详细查看事物, 仅限于用一事物去和另一事物对比、解释的话, 就让他去见识见识律师怎么办案子.


    This will prove to the world that we are right.



    The burden of proof lay on the plaintiff to prove negligence.



    Year by year a few of these slang terms prove so useful that they graduate into respectable society.



    The students are asked to prove the purity of copper.



    They were not able to prove these suspicions.



    I shall prove to you that the witness is quite unreliable.



    These facts are enough to prove that she is right.



    You can't fix the blame on me. I can prove I was somewhere else.

    你不能定我的罪, 我可以证实我当时在别的地方.


    They will prove worthy of the Party's trust.



    It's impossible to prove him wrong because he keeps shifting his ground.



    The practice is not a very lucrative one at the moment, but if it is worked up It'should prove quite profitable.

    这种业务眼下还不大能赚钱, 但如果努力经营,会证明是大可获利的.


    Can you prove that to the court?

    你能向法庭证实这一点 吗 ?


    I hope you will prove adequate to the job.



    Without corroboration from forensic tests, it will be difficult to prove that the suspect is guilty.



    We could not prove he was concerned with the crime, so we had to release him.

    我们无法证明他与此罪行有关, 因此不得不释放了他.


    How can you prove that you are right?

    你如何能证明你是正确的 呢 ?


    They hope the new drug will prove especially efficacious in the relief of pain.



    Relegation to the Third Division would prove catastrophic.



    Opponents of the measure say it's political grandstanding that could prove devastating to the economy.



    They must prove they own £250,000 of realisable assets.



    I had no ID on me so I couldn't prove I was the owner of the car.



    As if to prove the legitimacy of these fears, the Cabinet of Franz von Papen collapsed on December 2.



    You brought this charge. You prove it!



    There is a fear that the freeze on bank accounts could prove a lasting deterrent to investors.



    It is only on the world market that we can prove the competitiveness and quality of our goods.



    Good communication with people around you could prove difficult.



    Rawlins stresses that it is impossible to prove a causal link between the drug and the deaths.



    He claims he has evidence which could prove his innocence.



    It's the sort of thing that would be very difficult to prove in any modern court of law.



  • 真题例句

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    • 考研

    Whether residents felt involved in the decision to move and how long they had lived there also proved significant.


    Though it helps for children to investigate care facilities, involving their parents in the decision-making process may prove very important.


    Pre-K advocates insist it is proven and will succeed if integrated with the rest of the child's schooling.


    Personality characteristics that prove advantageous actually vary with times.


    Increasing water shortages prove to be the biggest obstacle to boosting the world's grain production.


    The practice of taxing alcohol and tobacco has proved both popular and profitable.


    It has proved to be key to McDonald's business success.


    For instance, Benjamin Franklin used a kite to prove that lightning is electricity.


    They prove to be a good alternative to petroleum.


    It proves profitable to both sides.


    The crisis will prove hugely disruptive (破坏性的), however.


    In a New York Times article, Sam Boakye – the only black student on his freshman year floor -said that "if you're surrounded by whites, you have something to prove.


    Meditation may prove to be a good form of psychotherapy.


    They wanted to prove they were as capable as boys.


    Wearing the wrong glasses, however, can prove harmful.


    There are many commonly held beliefs about eye glasses and eyesight that are not proven facts.


    He has proved to be a better reader than the woman.


    He wanted to "set the standard for beauty in classical and mode cooling, and prove to the distant future that the French chefs of the 19th century were the most famous in the world", as he wrote in his papers.

    2018年12月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section B

    Instead, topping the list of reasons, about four-in-ten Americans point to a double standard for women seeking to climb to the highest levels of either politics or business, where they have to do more than their male counterparts to prove themselves.

    2019年6月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section C

    More research is needed to prove that breakfast is related to weight loss or food intake.

    2019年12月四级真题(第三套)阅读 Section B

    The experiment was a grand success and Talleyrand's association with French nobility would prove a profitable connection for Careme.

    2018年12月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section B

    The lessons prove valuable outside the classroom as well.

    2019年6月四级真题(第一套)听力 Section C

    What the designers of American sportswear proved was that fashion is a genuine design art, answering to the demanding needs of service.


    Pricing carbon proves the most economical way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


    Higher fossil fuel prices prove to be conducive to innovation and application of cleaner technologyIf fossil fuel prices remain low for a long time, it may lead to higher emissions of greenhouse gases.


    That would be true only if you believed that patients should have an unrestrained right to treatments proven to be inferior.


    Sustainable management of ecosystems will prove rewarding in the long run.


    Malpractice awards do drive up insurance premiums for doctors in high-risk specialties, and there is some evidence that doctors engage in defensive medicine by performing tests and treatments primarily to prove they are not negligent should they get sued.


    It proves the advantage of TV advertising.


    It is difficult to find solid evidence to prove environmental friendliness generates more profits than exploiting the natural environment.


    Congress needs to find the courage to allow Medicare to pay preferentially for treatments proven to be superior.


    While yoga and meditation ( ' , 静思 ) are scientifically proven to reduce stress levels, these programs do little to target the root causes of burnout and disengagement.


    It will prove to be a profitable business.


    But Google's book-scanning project is proving controversial.


    It is these commercial provisions that are proving the settlement's most controversial aspect


    White's experience is what many psychologists had expected - that Obama would prove to be a powerful role model for African Americans.


    We suspect they felt inspired and energised by his victory, so the stereotype threat wouldn't prove a distraction," says Friedman


    This experiment certainly does not definitely prove that girls start to reason before boys, but it provides a clue that scientists would like to study more carefully.


    The change cut their expenditures in half, but the new living arrangement proved too challenging.


    To prove that she could earn her living as a gardener.


    To prove that she was really irritated with her husband


    Hope has proven a powerful predictor of outcome in every study we've done so far,'said Doctor Charles R. Snyder, a psychologist, who has devised a scale to assess how much hope a person has.


    After becoming president of Purdue University in 2013, mitch Daniels asked the faculty to prove that their students have actually achieved one of higher education's most important goals: critical thinking skills.

    2017年6月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section A

    Even the Harvard study did not prove a direct correlation but noted strong associations between exposure and risk of behavioral issues.

    2015年12月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section A

    In response to past critics, Twenge and her co-researchers stress they are not trying to prove that the use of digital devices reduces young people's well-being.

    2019年12月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section B

    Malpractice awards do drive up insurance premiums for doctors in high-risk specialties, and there is some evidence that doctors engage in "defensive medicine" by performing tests and treatments primarily to prove they are not negligent should they get sue

    2016年6月六级真题(第二套)阅读 Section B

    This does not prove causality, but is consistent with it.

    2019年12月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section B

    And unplanned human activities have proved the idea of top-down control by top predators to be true.

    2019年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    But he argued that this did not prove parental involvement was the root cause of that success.

    2015年高考英语陕西卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    But here, too, Anderson notes that no studies have proved it.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    But Shelly-Ann was to prove that she was anything but a one-hit wonder.

    2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Experience proved that the rule works.

    2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    For football and basketball, adding talented players to a team proves a good method, but only up to the point where 70% of the players are top talent; above that level, the team's performance begins to decline.

    2019年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    Get the technology that has proven to help the most demanding customers.

    2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Her father Peter, 44, wantS her to give up school to model full-time, but Sarah, who has taken part in shows along with top models wants to prove that she has brains as well as beauty she is determined to carry on with her education.

    2017年高考英语全国卷3 语法填空 原文

    However, the railway quickly proved to be a great success and within six months, more than 25, 000 people were using it every day.

    2017年高考英语全国卷2 语法填空 原文

    I want to prove that I can teach myself a respectful profession, without going to college, and be just as good as, if not better than, my competitors.

    2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    I woke up sweating and nervous, but ready to prove something to myself.

    2018年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    In order to stay she's had to prove her language skills by taking a test which requires her to write a postcard to an imaginary friend.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    It had white-painted tunnels and bright red carriages, and proved extremely popular with the public.

    2017年高考英语全国卷2 语法填空 原文

    It just proves there are honest guys out there.

    2018年高考英语北京卷 完形填空 原文

    Lead poisonous has proved more difficult to deal with.

    2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    The instrumental support of taking on a fitness journey with others proves more effective than going to the gym alone.

    2015年高考英语福建卷 阅读理解 阅读E 原文

    Not a single day has been wasted, though I can never tell when knowing the population of Nepal might prove useful.

    2015年高考英语福建卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Peter mcnaught, operations director at London underground, said: "It may not seem right that you can go quicker by standing still, but our experiments at holborn have proved that it can be true."

    2016年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Researchers have discovered that "night milk" contains more melatonin, which has been proven to help people feel sleepy and reduce anxiety.

    2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Scientists have advanced many theories about why human beings cry tears, none of which has been proved.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 单项选择 原文

    The Adelmans' programme proves biased as the roles of characters are maximized.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    Their efforts have been proven fruitful.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    We regarded this as a chance to prove the human spirit.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 听力 原文

    If people in the network just two degrees removed from the initial influential prove resistant,for example from the initial influential prove resistant,for example the cascade of change won’t propagate very far or affect many people.


    All in all, this clearly seems to be a market in which big retailers could profitably apply their gigantic scale, existing infrastructure, and proven skills in the management of product ranges, logistics, and marketing intelligence.


    David Graddol concludes that monoglot English graduates face a bleak economic future as qualified multilingual youngsters from other countries are proving to have a competitive advantage over their British counterparts in global companies and organizations.


    After all, it was rumored that smoking caused cancer for years before the evidence was found to prove a connection.

    2020年考研真题(英语一)完形填空 Section Ⅰ

    France's planned tax is a clear warning: Unless a broad consensus can be reached on reforming the international tax system, other nations are likely to follow suit, and American companies will face a cascade of different taxes from dozens of nations that

    2020年考研真题(英语一)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    If people in the network just two degrees removed from the initial influential prove resistant, for example, the cascade of change won't propagate very far or affect many people.

    2010年考研真题(英语一)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

  • 英英释义


    • 1. be shown or be found to be;

      "She proved to be right"

      "The medicine turned out to save her life"

      "She turned up HIV positive"

    • 2. establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment;

      "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"

      "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"

    • 3. provide evidence for;

      "The blood test showed that he was the father"

      "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"

    • 4. prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof
    • 5. put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to;

      "This approach has been tried with good results"

      "Test this recipe"

    • 6. increase in volume;

      "the dough rose slowly in the warm room"

    • 7. cause to puff up with a leaven;

      "unleavened bread"

    • 8. take a trial impression of
    • 9. obtain probate of;

      "prove a will"

  • 词根词缀

    词根: prov

    1. =test,表示"测试,证明"; 2. 正直

    • n.

      approval 批准,通过;赞成,同意


      improvement 改进,进步

      improve[v.改善, 改进]+ment表名词→n.改进,进步

    • n.&v.

      proof 证据, 试验, 考验

      proof=prov测试,证明→n.&v.证据, 试验, 考验

    • v.

      approve [of]赞成,赞许,同意;批准,审议,通过


      disapprove 不赞成,不同意[批准]


      disprove 证明…不正确,反证


      improve 改善, 改进

      im进入+prove检验, 考验→进入试验→改善, 改进

      prove 证明, 证实, 检验, 考验

      prov测试,证明+e→v.证明, 证实, 检验, 考验 v.原来[是], 证明[是]

      reprove 责骂,申斥


  • 词组搭配

    prove out

    To turn out well; succeed.


    not proven

    (Scots Law)a verdict that there is insufficient evidence to establish guilt or innocence


  • 同义词辨析

    prove, certify, demonstrate, establish, testify


    • prove: 普通用词,指通过某种手段或方式提供证据以证实或证明某事物真实与否,某结论正确与否等情况。
    • certify: 较正式用词,多指有签字盖章的、合符法律程序的书面证明。
    • demonstrate: 指通过推理、辩论、实验或以实例来证明事物的正确与否。常用于理论、学说、定律等的证明上。
    • establish: 指证实事实或理论的真实性与正确性,使其能长期存在或为人们所接受。
    • testify: 较正式用词,既指出庭作证,提供证据,又指为某人或某事的是否真实提供证据或证明。
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