English dictionary definition of:

proof


Noun

  • the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something
  • a trial photographic print from a negative
  • any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
  • (printing) an impression made to check for errors
  • 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)

Verb

  • make resistant (to harm)
  • activate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk
  • read for errors
  • knead to reach proper lightness
  • make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset

Adjective

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

Thesaurus

proofread substantiation validation

Spellzone course content

View spelling list The long /oo/ sound and learn about the word proof in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 13. Spelling choices for /oo/ sound: oo, ou.

Scrabble score for proof


Scrabble score = 10

generated at 14:43:56 on 18-11-19

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