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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [proov]
    • /pruv/
    • /ˈpruːvəbl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [proov]
    • /pruv/

Definitions of provable word

  • verb with object provable to establish the truth or genuineness of, as by evidence or argument: to prove one's claim. 1
  • verb with object provable Law. to establish the authenticity or validity of (a will); probate. 1
  • verb with object provable to give demonstration of by action. 1
  • verb with object provable to subject to a test, experiment, comparison, analysis, or the like, to determine quality, amount, acceptability, characteristics, etc.: to prove ore. 1
  • verb with object provable to show (oneself) to have the character or ability expected of one, especially through one's actions. 1
  • verb with object provable Mathematics. to verify the correctness or validity of by mathematical demonstration or arithmetical proof. 1

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Origin of provable

First appearance:

before 1125
One of the 6% oldest English words
1125-75; Middle English proven < Old French prover < Latin probāre to try, test, prove, approve, derivative of probus good. See probity

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Parts of speech for Provable


provable popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 95% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 55% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

provable usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for provable

adj provable

  • ascertainable — to find out definitely; learn with certainty or assurance; determine: to ascertain the facts.
  • deducible — to derive as a conclusion from something known or assumed; infer: From the evidence the detective deduced that the gardener had done it.
  • deductive — Deductive reasoning involves drawing conclusions logically from other things that are already known.
  • determinable — able to be decided, fixed, or found out
  • discoverable — to see, get knowledge of, learn of, find, or find out; gain sight or knowledge of (something previously unseen or unknown): to discover America; to discover electricity. Synonyms: detect, espy, descry, discern, ascertain, unearth, ferret out, notice.

adjective provable

Antonyms for provable

verb with object provable

  • disprovable — to prove (an assertion, claim, etc.) to be false or wrong; refute; invalidate: I disproved his claim.
  • improvable — to bring into a more desirable or excellent condition: He took vitamins to improve his health.

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