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Synonyms for proof

Synonyms for proof

a fact or circumstance that gives logical support to an assertion, claim, or proposal

a procedure that ascertains effectiveness, value, proper function, or other quality

having the capacity to withstand

Synonyms for proof

any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something

a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it

a measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume)

(printing) an impression made to check for errors

a trial photographic print from a negative

make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset

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knead to reach proper lightness

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activate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk

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(used in combination or as a suffix) able to withstand

References in classic literature ?
I can take a note of your information (very startling information, I own); and, in the absence of proof, I can do no more.'
'I can provide you with proof, sir--if that is all you want,' said Mrs.
"I must be able to present these proofs for his appreciation."
I make this engagement without reserves of any kind; and I promise to abide by it -- if my proofs fail -- on the faith of a good Catholic, and the word of an honest woman.
I have only the letters of Ali Tepelini, which I have placed before you; the ring, a token of his good-will, which is here; and, lastly, the most convincing proof I can offer, after an anonymous attack, and that is the absence of any witness against my veracity and the purity of my military life.' A murmur of approbation ran through the assembly; and at this moment, Albert, had nothing more transpired, your father's cause had been gained.
"Not at all; we have received with the information all the requisite proofs, and we are quite sure M.
that, unless the Indian student recognized the roll as being proofs, the man who tampered with them came upon them accidentally without knowing that they were there."
"One hardly likes to throw suspicion where there are no proofs."
Upon the whole, the controversy seems of no great importance to those who believe the Holy Scriptures sufficient to teach the way of salvation, but of whatever moment it may be thought, there are not proofs sufficient to decide it.
It is hoped that, after this confession, whoever shall compare this attempt with the original, if he shall find no proofs of fraud or partiality, will candidly overlook any failure of judgment.
The proofs were lying on his bed, and as he lay in the darkness he had been able to place his hands on them.
Cronshaw settled down at once to correct his proofs. He was much better.
The great Zola, or call him the immense Zola, was the prime mover in the attack upon the masters of the Romanticistic school; but he lived to own that he had fought a losing fight, and there are some proofs that he was right.
Give it down, and see that the proofs are submitted to me.
But he needed further proofs and it was necessary to wait.