Definition of proved in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFproveSGprovesPRprovingPPprovenPREpro-
    1. simple past tense and past participle of prove.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • He didn't think I could do it, but I proved him wrong and made him eat his words.
        • Neville referred to the desal plant as an “insurance policy” but its potential use could prove politically tricky for Labor given fears it may drive up water bills.
        • Emmanuel Adebayor's touch proved a fraction heavy as he guided Van der Vaart's exquisite long ball round John Ruddy, before the goalkeeper did well to smother Bale's shot from Modric's weighted pass.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The Defendant then came down on me like a ton of bricks, as my eye will prove.
        • Hees none of those, but beares an honest minde, And shames to utter what he cannot prove.
        • (1900) The sphinxèd riddle of the Universe / Nature's unsolved enigma, who may prove?
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Past participles
            • Verb simple past forms
        Related Links:
        1. en provedore
        2. en proveditor
        3. en provedores
        4. en proveditors
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of proved for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "proved" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
        Difficultness: Level 1
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        Definiteness: Level 1
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