What is another word for proves?

Pronunciation: [pɹˈuːvz] (IPA)

The word "proves" usually implies providing evidence to support a claim or an argument. However, there are several synonyms to use in place of "proves," resulting in more diverse language and avoiding repetition. Some options for synonyms include "demonstrates," "verifies," "confirms," "attests," "substantiates," "validates," "establishes," "supports," "affirms," and "justifies." While each of these words provides a similar meaning to "proves," they each have slightly different connotations, allowing for more precise language in conveying an argument. Utilizing synonyms like these not only improves the quality of written or verbal communications but also helps to enhance the vocabulary.

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What are the hypernyms for Proves?

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Usage examples for Proves

The first child was a girl, and therefore safe; but we may suppose, although silence in Scripture proves little, that Aaron, three years before the birth of Moses, had not come into equal peril with him.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
The acceptance of such a tribute proves Him Divine.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
"This proves," observed Stas, "that Smain, with his Mahdists, is already the Lord knows where, and in no case shall we fall into his hands."
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz

Famous quotes with Proves

  • The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.
    Joseph Addison
  • When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves that he isn't a man of action. Action is a lack of balance. In order to act you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.
    James A. Baldwin
  • The fact that tradition hinders the individual savage from thinking logically by no means proves that he cannot think logically.
    James M. Baldwin
  • It just proves good movies don't need 100 million dollars to be good.
    Emily Blunt
  • The very existence of flame-throwers proves that some time, somewhere, someone said to themselves, You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I'm just not close enough to get the job done.
    George Carlin

Related words: proofreading, proof, proofs, proven, provenance, prove, proofs of concept

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