Synonyms for proof

Synonyms for (noun) proof

Synonyms: substantiation, validation, proof

Definition: the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something

Similar words: determination, finding

Definition: the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation

Usage: the determination of molecular structures


Synonyms: proof

Definition: a trial photographic print from a negative

Similar words: photographic print, print

Definition: a printed picture produced from a photographic negative


Synonyms: proof, cogent evidence

Definition: any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something

Usage: if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it

Similar words: grounds, evidence

Definition: your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief

Usage: the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling


Synonyms: trial impression, test copy, proof

Definition: (printing) an impression made to check for errors

Similar words: printing, impression

Definition: all the copies of a work printed at one time

Usage: they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies


Synonyms: proof

Definition: a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it

Similar words: statement, argument

Definition: a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true

Usage: it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true


Synonyms: proof

Definition: a measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume)

Similar words: quantity, measure, amount

Definition: how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify

Synonyms for (verb) proof

Synonyms: proof

Definition: make resistant (to harm)

Usage: proof the materials against shrinking in the dryer

Similar words: strengthen

Definition: gain strength

Usage: His body strengthened


Synonyms: proof

Definition: activate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk

Usage: proof yeast

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: proof, proofread

Definition: read for errors

Usage: I should proofread my manuscripts

Similar words: control, assure, ascertain, insure, check, ensure, see, see to it

Definition: be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something

Usage: He verified that the valves were closed; See that the curtains are closed; control the quality of the product


Synonyms: proof

Definition: knead to reach proper lightness

Usage: proof dough

Similar words: knead, work

Definition: make uniform

Usage: knead dough; work the clay until it is soft


Synonyms: proof

Definition: make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset

Similar words: create, make, produce

Definition: create or manufacture a man-made product

Usage: We produce more cars than we can sell; The company has been making toys for two centuries

Synonyms for (adjective) proof

Synonyms: proof

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

Usage: temptation-proof; childproof locks

Similar words: imperviable, impervious

Definition: not admitting of passage or capable of being affected

Usage: a material impervious to water; someone impervious to argument