Definition of proof (noun)
- 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"
- synonyms: cogent evidence
- 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)
- (printing) an impression made to check for errors
- a trial photographic print from a negative
- the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something
Definition of proof (verb)
- make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset
- knead to reach proper lightness
- "proof dough"
- read for errors
- "I should proofread my manuscripts"
- synonyms: proofread
- activate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk
- "proof yeast"
- make resistant (to harm)
- "proof the materials against shrinking in the dryer"
Definition of proof (adjective)
- (used in combination or as a suffix) able to withstand
- "temptation-proof"; "childproof locks"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet