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prove

v. to present evidence and/or logic that makes a fact seem certain. What a party must do to convince a trier of fact (judge or jury without a judge) as to facts claimed and to win a lawsuit or criminal case. (See: proof)

prove

verb ascertain, ascertain as truth, confirm, corroborate, declarare, demonstrate, establish as truth, establish the genuineness of, essablish the validity of, evince, manifest, ostendere, probare, put to the proof, put to the test, show, show clearly, substantiate, support, uphold, validate, verify
Foreign phrases: In rebus manifestis, errat qui auctoritates legum allegat; quia perspicua vera non sunt probanda.In clear cases, he makes mistakes who cites legal authorities; for obvious truths are not to be proved.
See also: adduce, ascertain, bear, cite, confirm, convince, corroborate, demonstrate, disabuse, document, establish, evince, manifest, persuade, reason, show, state, substantiate, support, sustain, testify, validate, verify
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If investors still remain in contact with promoters, any evidence of statements made by the promoter to the investor (known as "lulling" statements) will prove useful, particularly if promoters make them after investigators already have contacted the promoters and warned them about the true nature of these schemes.
Also, investigators always should remember that the goal is to prove intent to defraud, not understanding how the investment should have worked.
When the system passes the leak test, it should be recorded on the prove report.
When the master meter condition is verified, its condition should be recorded on the prove report.
In addition, the SVR rate in the 12-week arm without ribavirin (n=78) in PROVE 2 was 29%.
In the 48-week telaprevir treatment arm (12+36; n=79) of PROVE 1, 65% had undetectable HCV RNA (<10 IU/mL) at end of treatment.
Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled that there was sufficient evidence to prove that all three defendants knew the drugs were hidden in the vehicle.
Stanley appealed her conviction, arguing that the evidence was insufficient to prove that she was involved in the drug deal.
The following example illustrates the possible elements to prove for a federal investigation of union embezzlement.
Using TPIs illustrates one crisis negotiation technique that proves effective if employed prudently and within an appropriately controlled atmosphere.
In fact, one of the attractions of the Robbins conjecture was that it looked vulnerable to techniques mathematicians had used to prove similar theorems, differing only in what seemed like minor details.
Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual outcomes may vary materially from those indicated.