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Meaning of PROVEN

Pronunciation:  'proovun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  established beyond doubt; "a proven liar"; "a Soviet leader of proven shrewdness"
 

PROVEN is a 6 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: established, evidenced, proved, tested, tried, verified, well-tried
 
 Antonyms: unproved, unproven
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prov"en\, p. p. or a.
Proved. ``Accusations firmly proven in his mind.''
--Thackeray.

      Of this which was the principal charge, and was
      generally believed to beproven, he was acquitted.
                                               --Jowett
                                               (Thucyd. ).

{Not proven} (Scots Law), a verdict of a jury that the guilt
   of the accused is not made out, though not disproved.
   --Mozley & W.

 

 

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