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VERB | to prove | proved | proved / proven proving | proves | |

SYNO | to bear witness | to demonstrate | to essay | ... |

to prove | доказвам | ||

to prove elusive | оказвам се трудно осъществим |

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- Other significant contributions include being the first
**to prove**the Fermat polygonal number theorem. - He developed a formula for summing the first 100 natural numbers, using a geometric proof
**to prove**the formula. - So it is not possible for the proof system S
**to prove**"K"("x") ≥ "L" for "L" arbitrarily large, in particular, for "L" larger than the length of the procedure "P", (which is finite). - MacDougall weighed dying patients in an attempt
**to prove**that the soul was material, tangible and thus measurable. - The unsupportive wife of Hank Rearden, who dislikes his habits and (secretly at first) seeks to ruin Rearden
**to prove**her own value.

- debacle, Kurosawa moved quickly to a new project
**to prove**he was still viable. - The lawyer if called upon would be able to present independent and more detailed evidence
**to prove**the facts set forth in his affidavit. - Spinoza attempts
**to prove**that God is just the substance of the universe by first stating that substances do not share attributes or essences and then demonstrating that God is a "substance" with an infinite number of attributes, thus the attributes possessed by any other substances must also be possessed by God. - Since "σ'k"("n") (for natural number "k") and "τ"("n") are integers, the above formulas can be used
**to prove**congruences for the functions. See Ramanujan tau function for some examples. - Brown archaeoastronomers may justify this assumption through reading historical or ethnographic sources, while green archaeoastronomers tend
**to prove**that alignments are unlikely to be selected by chance, usually by demonstrating common patterns of alignment at multiple sites.

- He was unable
**to prove**successful in the long run in his wars with Russia as he ended up losing more territory than he gained. - There are also programs which were written
**to prove**a particular theorem, with a (usually informal) proof that if the program finishes with a certain result, then the theorem is true. - Schulze had made it plausible that Kant had not disproven Hume's skepticism, it was up to those loyal to Kant's project
**to prove**this important matter. - Usually one takes as logical axioms "at least" some minimal set of tautologies that is sufficient for proving all tautologies in the language; in the case of predicate logic more logical axioms than that are required, in order
**to prove**logical truths that are not tautologies in the strict sense. - The properties of the resulting substance were intermediate between those of chlorine and iodine; thus he tried
**to prove**that the substance was iodine monochloride (ICl), but after failing to do so he was sure that he had found a new element and named it muride, derived from the Latin word [...] ("brine").

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