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|past participle||proved or proven|
You have to prove you are sorry for what you've done.
He is still fighting to prove his innocence.
She was determined to prove to her parents that she could live on her own.
Recent excellent results have proved the critics wrong.
My decision proved to be a good one.
The movie is proving very profitable.
His injuries proved fatal (=he died because of them).
The team felt they had something to prove and played brilliantly.
The role gave him the chance to prove himself as an actor.
This is the American English definition of prove. View British English definition of prove.