prove a will


prove a will
verify a will, prove a will to be real

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Prove — Prove, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Proved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Proving}.] [OE. prover, F. prouver, fr. L. probare to try, approve, prove, fr. probus good, proper. Cf. {Probable}, {Proof}, {Probe}.] 1. To try or to ascertain by an experiment, or by a test… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prove — / prüv/ vt proved, proved, or, prov·en, / prü vən/, prov·ing 1: to test the truth, validity, or genuineness of prove a will at probate 2 a: to establish the existence, truth, or validity of the charges were never …   Law dictionary

  • Will Schuester — Glee character Matthew Morrison as Will Schuester First appearance Pilot …   Wikipedia

  • prove — verb (proved; proved or proven; proving) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French prover, pruver, from Latin probare to test, prove, from probus good, honest, from pro for, in favor + bus (akin to Old English bēon to be) more at pro , be Date …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prove — W1S2 [pru:v] v past tense proved past participle proved or proven [ˈpru:vən] especially AmE ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(show something is true)¦ 2¦(be)¦ 3 prove yourself/prove something (to somebody) 4 prove yourself (to be) something 5 what is s …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • prove — ► VERB (past part. proved or proven) 1) demonstrate by evidence or argument the truth or existence of. 2) show or be seen to be: the scheme has proved a great success. 3) (prove oneself) demonstrate one s abilities or courage. 4) Law establish… …   English terms dictionary

  • prove the validity of a will — index probate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • prove out something — prove out (something) to show that something is true. Of the many accusations against her, only two ever proved out. I think there was better safety when there were more controls on the industry, but I don t know if the accident rates will prove… …   New idioms dictionary

  • prove out — (something) to show that something is true. Of the many accusations against her, only two ever proved out. I think there was better safety when there were more controls on the industry, but I don t know if the accident rates will prove that out… …   New idioms dictionary

  • prove — [pro͞ov] vt. proved, proved or proven, proving [ME proven < OFr prover < L probare: see PROBE] 1. to test by experiment, a standard, etc.; subject to a testing process; try out 2. to establish as true; demonstrate to be a fact 3. to… …   English World dictionary


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