# Proove vs. Prove: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sara Rehman || Updated on November 10, 2023

**"Proove" is an incorrect spelling. The correct spelling is "Prove", meaning to establish the truth or validity of something.**

## Which is correct: Proove or Prove

**How to spell Prove?**

### Proove is Incorrect

### Prove is Correct

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## Key Differences

Envision a courtroom where a lawyer says, "I will prove it!"

Sara Rehman

Sep 13, 2023

Remember: no extra letters are needed to prove something.

Janet White

Sep 13, 2023

Think of "Prove" as a "proof" without the "f" at the end.

Sara Rehman

Sep 13, 2023

Recall that "move" has no double "o", and similarly neither does "Prove".

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Sep 13, 2023

Practice by writing, "To prove a point."

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Sep 13, 2023

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## Prove Definitions

"Prove" means to demonstrate the truth or existence of something through evidence.

The scientist could prove his theory.

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Sep 13, 2023

"Prove" can indicate that someone establishes their ability or worth.

She wanted to prove herself in her new job.

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Sep 13, 2023

To establish the truth or validity of (something) by the presentation of argument or evidence

The novel proves that the essayist can write in more than one genre. The storm proved him to be wrong in his prediction.

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To demonstrate the reality of (something)

He proved his strength by doing 50 pushups.

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Nov 17, 2022

To show (oneself) to be what is specified or to have a certain characteristic

Proved herself to be a formidable debater.

Proved herself to be worthy of the task.

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To establish the authenticity of (a will).

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To demonstrate the validity of (a hypothesis or proposition).

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To verify (the result of a calculation).

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Nov 17, 2022

To subject (a gun, for instance) to a test.

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(Printing) To make a sample impression of (type); proof.

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(Archaic) To find out or learn (something) through experience.

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To be shown to be such; turn out

A theory that proved impractical in practice.

A schedule that proved to be too demanding.

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Nov 17, 2022

(transitive) To demonstrate that something is true or viable; to give proof for.

I will prove that my method is more effective than yours.

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(copulative) To turn out to be.

Have an exit strategy should your calculations prove incorrect.

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(transitive) To put to the test, to make trial of.

They took the experimental car to the proving-grounds.

The exception proves the rule.

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(transitive) To ascertain or establish the genuineness or validity of; to verify.

To prove a will

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To experience.

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(homeopathy) To determine by experiment which effects a substance causes when ingested.

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(baking) The process of dough proofing.

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To try or to ascertain by an experiment, or by a test or standard; to test; as, to prove the strength of gunpowder or of ordnance; to prove the contents of a vessel by a standard measure.

Thou hast proved mine heart.

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Nov 17, 2022

To evince, establish, or ascertain, as truth, reality, or fact, by argument, testimony, or other evidence.

They have inferred much from slender premises, and conjectured when they could not prove.

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To ascertain or establish the genuineness or validity of; to verify; as, to prove a will.

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To gain experience of the good or evil of; to know by trial; to experience; to suffer.

Where she, captived long, great woes did prove.

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To test, evince, ascertain, or verify, as the correctness of any operation or result; thus, in subtraction, if the difference between two numbers, added to the lesser number, makes a sum equal to the greater, the correctness of the subtraction is proved.

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Nov 17, 2022

To take a trial impression of; to take a proof of; as, to prove a page.

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Nov 17, 2022

To make trial; to essay.

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Nov 17, 2022

To be found by experience, trial, or result; to turn out to be; as, a medicine proves salutary; the report proves false.

So life a winter's morn may prove.

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To succeed; to turn out as expected.

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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

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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

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Provide evidence for;

The blood test showed that he was the father

Her behavior testified to her incompetence

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Prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof

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Put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to;

This approach has been tried with good results

Test this recipe

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Take a trial impression of

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"Prove" can refer to testing something to establish its quality or performance.

The new car model will prove itself on the racetrack.

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Sep 13, 2023

"Prove" can also mean to validate or confirm something mathematically.

In geometry, we often need to prove theorems.

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Sep 13, 2023

## FAQs

#### Which vowel is used before Prove?

The vowel "o" is typically used before "Prove".

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Sep 13, 2023

#### What is the root word of Prove?

The root word of "Prove" is derived from Latin "probare" meaning to test or prove.

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Sep 13, 2023

#### What is the singular form of Prove?

"Prove" is a verb and doesn't have a singular or plural form like nouns do.

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Sep 13, 2023

#### Which preposition is used with Prove?

"Prove" can be used with various prepositions like "to", "in", "by", depending on the context.

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#### Why is it called Prove?

The word "Prove" comes from Old French "prover" meaning to test or prove.

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Sep 13, 2023

#### Is Prove a negative or positive word?

"Prove" is neutral; its connotation depends on the context in which it's used.

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Sep 13, 2023

#### Which conjunction is used with Prove?

Any conjunction can be used with "Prove", like "and", "but", "or", depending on the sentence.

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#### Which article is used with Prove?

The articles "a" or "the" can be used with nouns or adjectives related to "Prove", but not with the verb itself.

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Sep 13, 2023

#### How do we divide Prove into syllables?

"Prove" is a one-syllable word and can't be divided further.

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Sep 13, 2023

#### What is the plural form of Prove?

"Prove" as a verb doesn't have a plural form.

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Sep 13, 2023

#### What is a stressed syllable in Prove?

The entire word "Prove" is stressed as it's only one syllable.

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Sep 13, 2023

#### Is the Prove term a metaphor?

"Prove" itself is not a metaphor, but can be used metaphorically in certain contexts.

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#### Which determiner is used with Prove?

Determiners like "this", "that", "my", etc., can be used with nouns or adjectives related to "Prove", but not with the verb itself.

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Sep 13, 2023

#### What is the third form of Prove?

The third form of "Prove" is "proven" or "proved".

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Sep 13, 2023

#### How is Prove used in a sentence?

E.g., "To win the case, the lawyer must prove his client's innocence."

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Sep 13, 2023

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