- 简明词典（词霸）
- 柯林斯词典
- 牛津词典

- 释义
- 词态变化
- 实用场景例句
- 真题例句
- 英英释义
- 词根词缀
- 词组搭配
- 同义词辨析
- 同义词
- 反义词

# prove

高中/CET4/CET6

- 英[pruːv]
- 美[pruːv]

### 释义

- 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

- 全部
- 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.

——《现代汉英综合大词典》

This will

**prove**to the world that we are right.这将向全世界证明我们是对的.

——《简明英汉词典》

The burden of proof lay on the plaintiff to

**prove**negligence.证明对方犯有疏忽罪的举证责任落在原告身上.

——《简明英汉词典》

Year by year a few of these slang terms

**prove**so useful that they graduate into respectable society.年复一年,这些俚语中的一些证明是十分有用的,因而逐渐进入了上流社会.

——《现代汉英综合大词典》

The students are asked to

**prove**the purity of copper.要求学生们检验铜的纯度.

——《简明英汉词典》

They were not able to

**prove**these suspicions.这些怀疑他们无法证实.

——《简明英汉词典》

I shall

**prove**to you that the witness is quite unreliable.我将向你证明,证人十分不可靠.

——《简明英汉词典》

These facts are enough to

**prove**that she is right.这些事实足以证明她是对的.

——《现代汉英综合大词典》

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.

——《简明英汉词典》

They will

**prove**worthy of the Party's trust.他们不会辜负党对他们的信任.

——《现代英汉综合大词典》

It's impossible to

**prove**him wrong because he keeps shifting his ground.要证明他错是不可能的,因为他不断地改变立场.

——《简明英汉词典》

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.

——《简明英汉词典》

Can you

**prove**that to the court?你能向法庭证实这一点 吗 ?

——《简明英汉词典》

I hope you will

**prove**adequate to the job.我希望你证明能胜位这项工作.

——《现代英汉综合大词典》

Without corroboration from forensic tests, it will be difficult to

**prove**that the suspect is guilty.没有法医化验的确证就很难证明嫌疑犯有罪.

——《简明英汉词典》

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.

——《简明英汉词典》

How can you

**prove**that you are right?你如何能证明你是正确的 呢 ?

——《简明英汉词典》

They hope the new drug will

**prove**especially efficacious in the relief of pain.他们希望这种新药能在缓解疼痛方面产生特效。

——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

Relegation to the Third Division would

**prove**catastrophic.降到丙级将是灾难性的。

——柯林斯例句

Opponents of the measure say it's political grandstanding that could

**prove**devastating to the economy.反对该措施的人士认为这是一场政治作秀，会对经济发展带来严重的打击。

——柯林斯例句

They must

**prove**they own £250,000 of realisable assets.他们必须证明拥有25万英镑的可变现财产。

——柯林斯例句

I had no ID on me so I couldn't

**prove**I was the owner of the car.我身上没带身份证件，也就无法证实我就是车主。

——柯林斯例句

As if to

**prove**the legitimacy of these fears, the Cabinet of Franz von Papen collapsed on December 2.仿佛是要印证这些恐惧事出有因似的，弗朗茨·冯·巴本的内阁于12月2日倒台了。

——柯林斯例句

You brought this charge. You

**prove**it!你提出了这项控告。你拿出证据来！

——柯林斯例句

There is a fear that the freeze on bank accounts could

**prove**a lasting deterrent to investors.人们担心冻结银行账户可能会长期阻碍投资。

——柯林斯例句

It is only on the world market that we can

**prove**the competitiveness and quality of our goods.只有在世界市场上我们才能证明自身商品的竞争力和质量。

——柯林斯例句

Good communication with people around you could

**prove**difficult.你可能会发现很难与周围的人进行有效的交流。

——柯林斯例句

Rawlins stresses that it is impossible to

**prove**a causal link between the drug and the deaths.罗林斯强调无法证明这种药物和多起死亡事件之间存在因果关系。

——柯林斯例句

He claims he has evidence which could

**prove**his innocence.他声称有证据证明自己是无辜的。

——柯林斯例句

It's the sort of thing that would be very difficult to

**prove**in any modern court of law.这属于那种任何现代法庭都很难证明的事情。

——柯林斯例句

收起实用场景例句### 真题例句

- 全部
- 四级
- 六级
- 高考
- 考研

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

**proved**significant.出自-2016年6月阅读原文

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

**prove**very important.出自-2016年6月阅读原文

Pre-K advocates insist it is

**proven**and will succeed if integrated with the rest of the child's schooling.出自-2016年6月阅读原文

Personality characteristics that

**prove**advantageous actually vary with times.出自-2016年6月阅读原文

Increasing water shortages

**prove**to be the biggest obstacle to boosting the world's grain production.出自-2016年6月阅读原文

The practice of taxing alcohol and tobacco has

**proved**both popular and profitable.出自-2016年12月阅读原文

It has

**proved**to be key to McDonald's business success.出自-2016年12月阅读原文

For instance, Benjamin Franklin used a kite to

**prove**that lightning is electricity.出自-2015年12月听力原文

They

**prove**to be a good alternative to petroleum.出自-2014年6月阅读原文

It

**proves**profitable to both sides.出自-2014年6月阅读原文

The crisis will

**prove**hugely disruptive (破坏性的), however.出自-2013年6月阅读原文

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**.出自-2011年6月阅读原文

Meditation may

**prove**to be a good form of psychotherapy.出自-2010年6月阅读原文

They wanted to

**prove**they were as capable as boys.出自-2013年6月听力原文

Wearing the wrong glasses, however, can

**prove**harmful.出自-2011年6月听力原文

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

**proven**facts.出自-2011年6月听力原文

He has

**proved**to be a better reader than the woman.出自-2010年6月听力原文

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.出自-2017年6月阅读原文

Pricing carbon

**proves**the most economical way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.出自-2017年6月阅读原文

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.出自-2017年6月阅读原文

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

**proven**to be inferior.出自-2016年6月阅读原文

Sustainable management of ecosystems will

**prove**rewarding in the long run.出自-2016年6月阅读原文

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.出自-2016年6月阅读原文

It

**proves**the advantage of TV advertising.出自-2016年6月阅读原文

It is difficult to find solid evidence to

**prove**environmental friendliness generates more profits than exploiting the natural environment.出自-2016年6月阅读原文

Congress needs to find the courage to allow Medicare to pay preferentially for treatments

**proven**to be superior.出自-2016年6月阅读原文

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.出自-2016年12月阅读原文

It will

**prove**to be a profitable business.出自-2016年12月阅读原文

But Google's book-scanning project is

**proving**controversial.出自-2011年12月阅读原文

It is these commercial provisions that are

**proving**the settlement's most controversial aspect出自-2011年12月阅读原文

White's experience is what many psychologists had expected - that Obama would

**prove**to be a powerful role model for African Americans.出自-2010年6月阅读原文

We suspect they felt inspired and energised by his victory, so the stereotype threat wouldn't

**prove**a distraction," says Friedman出自-2010年6月阅读原文

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.出自-2012年12月听力原文

The change cut their expenditures in half, but the new living arrangement

**proved**too challenging.出自-2012年12月听力原文

To

**prove**that she could earn her living as a gardener.出自-2011年6月听力原文

To

**prove**that she was really irritated with her husband出自-2011年6月听力原文

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.出自-2010年12月听力原文

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 sue2016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.出自-2010年考研阅读原文

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.出自-2010年考研阅读原文

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.出自-2017年考研翻译原文

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

收起真题例句### 英英释义

#### Verb

##### 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"

收起英英释义### 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

approve赞成,赞许,同意+al表名词→n.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

ap加强+prov测试,证明+e→证明可行

##### disapprove 不赞成,不同意[批准]

dis不+approve赞成,赞许,同意→v.不赞成,不同意[批准]

##### disprove 证明…不正确,反证

dis不+prov测试,证明+e→v.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

re反+prov测试,证明+e→反[别人]证明→责骂

### 词组搭配

##### prove out

To turn out well; succeed.

成功：结果很好；成功

##### not proven

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

(苏格兰律)证据不足

收起词组搭配### 同义词辨析

##### prove, certify, demonstrate, establish, testify

这些动词均含有"证明，证实"之意。

##### 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。

### 同义词

*vt.*证明;证实;显示substantiateverifycheckshowconfirmjustifydocumentdemonstratecertifyestablish

其他释义demonstrateconfirmcertifydocumentshowsubstantiatetestcheckjustifyexperimentcorroborateestablishtrytestifyverify

### 反义词

*vt.*证明,证实presumeassumedisprovesuppose

其他释义guesssuppose