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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 must be able to present these proofs for his appreciation.
Miss Porter insists that we have no absolute proof of his death--nor have we.
One hardly likes to throw suspicion where there are no proofs.
I can take a note of your information (very startling information, I own); and, in the absence of proof, I can do no more.
Well," says Sophia, "the proof of this must be from time.
But thou thyself--hast given me no small proof of thyself: thou art HARD, thou wise Zarathustra
Monsieur le Duc," he said, "if proof of your story were needed it is here.
Are there not other proofs that we might produce besides the proof of identity?
Yet my husband replies to me "You have no proof," and Mr Twemlow replies to me with the very same words
Pickwick, though able to sustain a very considerable amount of exertion and fatigue, was not proof against such a combination of attacks as he had undergone on the memorable night, recorded in the last chapter.
I am sure, if there are no precise proofs of their having done so, there is nothing, on the other hand, that can entitle us positively to conclude that they never did.
There are to-day so many proofs of his existence within the reach of everybody that we can follow Erik's actions logically through the whole tragedy of the Chagnys.
Le Grand has given in one dissertation an example of great moderation, in deviating from the temper of his religion, but in the others has left proofs that learning and honesty are often too weak to oppose prejudice.
Now I have these proofs, Albert, and I am in your confidence, no human power can force me to a duel which your own conscience would reproach you with as criminal, but I come to offer you what you can no longer demand of me.
Fac-simile copies of this piece had been in possession of the present editor some time previous to its publication in "Scribner's Magazine" for September, 1875; but as proofs of the authorship claimed for it were not forthcoming, he refrained from publishing it as requested.