(a) way of showing that sth is true; facts, information, documents, etc., that prove sth
a test copy made of sth printed, so that mistakes can be put right before the proper printing is done
"if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it"
"I should proofread my manuscripts"
"proof the materials against shrinking in the dryer"
Failure to achieve such a competence was in itself proof of a lack of virtue.
出自： R. Niebuhr
The proofs we were offered for the existence of God all seemed to contain serious flaws.
出自： A. Kenny
These cuirasses..were not proof against a well-delivered thrust.
出自： C. Boutell
It would do him no harm because he was proof against poison of all kinds.
出自： A. Sillitoe