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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
Parts of speech for Provable
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.
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Synonyms for 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.
Antonyms for provable
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