proof

Part of speech: adjective

Employed in or connected with proving or correcting.

Part of speech: adjective

Firm; impenetrable.

Part of speech: adjective

Of standard alcoholic strength.

Part of speech: noun

The act of proving; convincing evidence.

Part of speech: noun

The standard strength of alcoholic liquors.

Part of speech: noun

A printed trial- sheet, as for correction.

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Usage examples "proof":

  1. The proof against them was clear and satisfactory. - "Memoirs of Orange Jacobs", Orange Jacobs.
  2. Have you got proof of that? - "Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi", George H. Devol.
  3. The two Chinese chaps and I were living proof of that. - "Point Spread Poems", Paul Cameron Brown.