Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun proof

6 senses of proof

Sense 1
proof, cogent evidence -- (any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something; "if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it")
       => evidence, grounds -- (your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief; "the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling")

Sense 2
proof -- (a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it)
       => argument, statement -- (a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true; "it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true")

Sense 3
proof -- (a measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume))
       => measure, quantity, amount -- (how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify)

Sense 4
proof, test copy, trial impression -- ((printing) an impression made to check for errors)
       => impression, printing -- (all the copies of a work printed at one time; "they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies")

Sense 5
proof -- (a trial photographic print from a negative)
       => photographic print, print -- (a printed picture produced from a photographic negative)

Sense 6
validation, proof, substantiation -- (the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something)
       => determination, finding -- (the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb proof

5 senses of proof

Sense 1
proof -- (make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset)
       => produce, make, create -- (create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries")

Sense 2
proof -- (knead to reach proper lightness; "proof dough")
       => knead, work -- (make uniform; "knead dough"; "work the clay until it is soft")

Sense 3
proofread, proof -- (read for errors; "I should proofread my manuscripts")
       => see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure -- (be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product")

Sense 4
proof -- (activate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk; "proof yeast")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 5
proof -- (make resistant (to harm); "proof the materials against shrinking in the dryer")
       => strengthen -- (gain strength; "His body strengthened")

Antonyms of adj proof

1 sense of proof

Sense 1
proof (predicate) -- ((used in combination or as a suffix) able to withstand; "temptation-proof"; "childproof locks")

INDIRECT (VIA impervious) -> pervious -- (admitting of passage or entrance; "pervious soil"; "a metal pervious to heat")

Similarity of adj proof

1 sense of proof

Sense 1
proof (predicate) -- ((used in combination or as a suffix) able to withstand; "temptation-proof"; "childproof locks")
       => impervious (vs. pervious), imperviable -- (not admitting of passage or capable of being affected; "a material impervious to water"; "someone impervious to argument")

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