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prove

1. verb show that sth is true or exists2. verb shown to be sth3. verb COOK of dough4. verb SCI, MATH of equation etc5. verb LAW of legal document
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1 verb show that sth is true or exists TRANSITIVEcruthaigh verb  c m uyou don't have to prove anything ní gá duit rud ar bith a chruthúthey have to prove guilt caithfidh siad ciontacht a chruthú, caithfidh siad a chruthú go bhfuil duine ciontachI'll give it to you if you prove ownership tabharfaidh mé duit é má chruthaíonn tú gur leat éshe proved that she can act chruthaigh sí go bhfuil sí ábalta aisteoireacht, chruthaigh sí go bhfuil cumas aisteoireachta inti he proved beyond doubt that it was him (also he proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that it was him) chruthaigh sé gan amhras dá laghad gurbh é a bhí ann, chruthaigh sé gan aon agó gurbh é a bhí ann to prove sth beyond reasonable doubt LAW rud a chruthú gan aon amhras réasúnach, rud a chruthú thar amhras réasúnta 2 verb shown to be sth
TRANSITIVEit's proving to be a hit tá an-tóir air, tá ag éirí thar barr leisit may prove to be correct b'fhéidir go bhfuil sé fíor, tharlódh dó bheith fíorhe proved to be much stronger bhí sé i bhfad níos láidre, tharla go raibh sé i bhfad níos láidre
INTRANSITIVEwe were all proven correct tharla go raibh an ceart againn ar fadshe has proven false to us d'fheall sí orainn, rinne sí bréag linnthe mistake proved fatal botún marfach a bhí ann
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3 verb COOK of dough
INTRANSITIVEardaigh verb  c m u
TRANSITIVEardaigh verb  c m uprove the dough lig don taos ardú
4 verb SCI, MATH of equation etc TRANSITIVEcruthaigh verb  c m uto prove a theorem teoirim a chruthúthe link was scientifically proven cruthaíodh an nasc go heolaíochtúil 5 verb LAW of legal document TRANSITIVEcruthaigh verb  c m uto prove a will uacht a chruthú
phrases

to have sth to prove

(also

to have a point to prove

) rud a bheith le cruthú agatI had a point to prove bhí rud le cruthú agam

to have a lot to prove

(also

to have plenty to prove

) go leor a bheith le cruthú agathe's young and still has a lot to prove tá sé óg agus tá go leor le cruthú aige go fóill

to prove a point

(also

to prove the point

, to prove your point

) pointe a dhéanamhpointe a chur abhaile ar dhuineshe beat them once more to prove a point bhuaigh sí orthu an athuair chun an pointe a chur abhaile orthu

to prove sth to sb

TRANSITIVErud a chruthú do dhuineI don't need to prove anything to anyone ní gá domsa dada a chruthú d'aon duine, níl dada le cruthú agamsa d'aon duinehe's out to prove to himself that he can do it níl faic sa cheann aige ach a chruthú dó féin gur féidir leis é a dhéanamh

to prove yourself

do chumas a chruthúhe wanted to prove himself in the heat of battle theastaigh uaidh é féin a chruthú sa bhearna bhaoilshe had to prove herself as a writer b'éigean di a cumas mar scríbhneoir a chruthúhe proved himself to be a great player chruthaigh sé gur imreoir iontach a bhí ann, chruthaigh sé gurbh an-imreoir é

what is sb trying to prove?

what on earth is he trying to prove? céard sa diabhal atá sé ag iarraidh a chruthú?

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