Synonym: cogent evidence, proof, proofread, substantiation, test copy, trial impression, validation. Similar words: roof, uproot, go off, aloofness, room, droop, brook, troop. Meaning: [pruːf] n. 1. any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something 2. a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it 3. a measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume) 4. (printing) an impression made to check for errors 5. a trial photographic print from a negative 6. the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something. v. 1. make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset 2. knead to reach proper lightness 3. read for errors 4. activate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk 5. make resistant (to harm). adj. (used in combination or as a suffix) able to withstand.

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4 You have to have

*proof*of residence in the state of Texas, such as a Texas ID card.5 These results are a further

*proof*of his outstanding ability.6 The receipt is your

*proof*of purchase.7 If anyone needs

*proof*of Andrew Davies' genius as a writer,(www.Sentencedict.com) this novel is it.8 Is the claim capable of

*proof*?9 There is no

*proof*that the knife belonged to her.10 We have no positive

*proof*of her guilt.11 Can you provide any

*proof*of identity?12 We have abundant

*proof*of his guilt.13 Keep the receipt as

*proof*of purchase.14 This latest interview was further

*proof*of how good at her job Cara was.15 Can you produce any

*proof*of your nationality?16 Keep your receipt as

*proof*of purchase.17 Have you got any positive

*proof*that she took the money?18 Do you have any

*proof*of identity?19 Do you have any

*proof*that this man stole your bag?20 He is living

*proof*that not all engineers are boring.21 The strength of reaction to the article is

*proof*positive that this is a very important issue.22 The burden of

*proof*lay on the plaintiff to prove negligence.23 'We need

*proof*, sir.' Another pause. Then, 'Very well.'.24 The onus of

*proof*lies with the prosecution.26 Is what you say a guess or have your

*proof*?27 The greater one's love for a person, the less room for flattery. The

*proof*of true love is to be unsparing in criticism.28 Only when each logical step has been checked by other mathematicians will the

*proof*be accepted.29 You are only supposing this on hearsay, you have no

*proof*.30 It says on the bottle that it's 60 percent

*proof*.