how to pronounce prove

/ˈpɹuv/

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prove is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of prove in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… to court in order to prove that I'm a …”

meanings of prove

verb:

  1. Alternative form of proof (“allow (dough) to rise; test the activeness of (yeast)").
  2. To turn out; to manifest.
  3. To demonstrate that something is true or viable; to give proof for.
  4. Simple past tense of proove.
  5. To put to the test, to make trial of.
  6. To turn out to be.
  7. To experience.
  8. To take a trial impression of; to take a proof of.
  9. To ascertain or establish the genuineness or validity of; to verify.

noun:

  1. The process of dough proofing.

words with pronunciation similar to prove

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