**Prove V1 V2 V3 V4 V5** is one of the verbs that are used very commonly in English tests as well as in everyday communication. Also, because it’s an irregular verb, **prove** doesn’t follow the regular rule. The verb “**prove**” has five different forms: base form, past simple, past participle form, present perfect, and present perfect participle. So what is **prove**‘s past? How do conjugate verbs with **prove **verbs?

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**Prove of Definition and Meaning**

Prove is a verb that means to show that something is true or exists.

**V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Form of Prove**

Base Form (V1) | prove |

Past Form (V2) | proved |

Past Participle Form (V3) | proven/proved |

s / es/ es (V4) | proves |

‘ing’ form (V5) | proving |

**Prove of Past Simple V2**

The verb **Prove **is also employed in its V2 form as “**proved**”’. It is used to indicate the past tense in sentences.

**Prove of Past Participle V3**

This verb’s V3 form is ‘**proven/proved**‘. In the case of past perfect tense or present perfect tense, the word ‘**proven/proved**‘ is used.

*+ In the present perfect tense, the word prove is used ‘have +’proven/proved ’ or ‘has +’proven/proved.’ *

*I, you, and we**are used as ‘***have + ‘proven/proved**‘ subjects.*He, she, and it**are used as ‘***has +’proven/proved**‘ subjects.

*+ If you need to use the past perfect tense, use ‘ had +’proven/proved‘ regardless of the subject.*

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**Conjugation of Prove V1 V2 V3 V4 V5**

Conjugation table: prove | |||

Number | Singular | ||

Present Simple of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

prove | prove | proves | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

prove | prove | prove | |

Present Continuous of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

am proving | are proving | is proving | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

are proving | are proving | are proving | |

Present Perfect of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

have proved/proven | have proved/proven | has proved/proven | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

have proved/proven | have proved/proven | have proved/proven | |

Present Perfect Continuous of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

have been proving | have been proving | has been proving | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

have been proving | have been proving | have been proving | |

Past Simple of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

proved | proved | proved | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

proved | proved | proved | |

Past Continuous of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

was proving | were proving | was proving | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

were proving | were proving | were proving | |

Past Perfect of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

had proved/proven | had proved/proven | had proved/proven | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

had proved/proven | had proved/proven | had proved/proven | |

Past Perfect Continuous of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

had been proving | had been proving | had been proving | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

had been proving | had been proving | had been proving | |

Future Simple of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

will/shall prove | will/shall prove | will/shall prove | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

will/shall prove | will/shall prove | will/shall prove | |

Future Continuous of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

will/shall be proving | will/shall be proving | will/shall be proving | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

will/shall be proving | will/shall be proving | will/shall be proving | |

Future Perfect of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

will/shall have proved/proven | will/shall have proved/proven | will/shall have proved/proven | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

will/shall have proved/proven | will/shall have proved/proven | will/shall have proved/proven | |

Future Perfect Continuous of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

will/shall have been proving | will/shall have been proving | will/shall have been proving | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

will/shall have been proving | will/shall have been proving | will/shall have been proving | |

Conditional Present of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

would prove | would prove | would prove | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

would prove | would prove | would prove | |

Conditional Perfect of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

would have proved/proven | would have proved/proven | would have proved/proven | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

would have proved/proven | would have proved/proven | would have proved/proven | |

Conditional Present Continuous of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

would be proving | would be proving | would be proving | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

would be proving | would be proving | would be proving | |

Conditional Perfect Continuous of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

would have been proving | would have been proving | would have been proving | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

would have been proving | would have been proving | would have been proving | |

Present Subjunctive of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

prove | prove | prove | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

prove | prove | prove | |

Past Subjunctive of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

proved | proved | proved | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

proved | proved | proved | |

Past Perfect Subjunctive of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

had proved/proven | had proved/proven | had proved/proven | |

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

had proved/proven | had proved/proven | had proved/proven | |

Imperative of prove | I | You | She/He/It |

prove | |||

Plural | |||

We | You | They | |

Let’s prove | prove |

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**Example Sentences with Prove V1 V2 V3 V4 V5**

In this section, we will learn about** prove **sentence examples:

+ You can **prove** your point after the discussion.

+ He **proved** everything that happened was not because of him.

+ They have **proven** their existence at the hospital.

+ She **proves** that her husband was not the killer.

+ They are **proving** the weapon is a baseball bat.

**Synonym Words For Prove**

Synonym of **prove **word list. Here are a variety of words whose meaning is nearly the synonym of **prove**:

- demonstrate
- show
- substantiate
- determine
- establish
- verify
- attest
- confirm
- evince
- validate
- authenticate
- corroborate
- document
- anifest
- evidence
- ascertain
- certify
- check
- find
- justify

**Opposite Words For Prove**

The antonym of **prove **word list. Here are some words that have nearly the opposite meaning as **prove:**

- refute
- disprove
- contradict
- confute
- counter
- repudiate
- contravene
- debunk
- disavow
- rebut
- contend
- debate
- disclaim
- discredit
- invalidate
- belie
- contest
- disaffirm
- dispute
- deny
- disallow
- oppose
- argue
- against

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**Some Frequently Asked Questions About Prove (Verb)**

**What is the V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 of prove?**

The past tense of **prove **is **prove****d.** The third-person singular simple present indicative form of **prove** is** proves**. The present participle of** prove** is **prov****ing**. The past participle of **prove** is **proven/proved.**

Base Form (V1) | prove |

Past Form (V2) | proved |

Past Participle Form (V3) | proven/proved |

s / es/ ies (V4) | proves |

‘ing’ form (V5) | proving |

**What is the V2 and V3 form of prove?**

+ The V2 and V3 form of **prove** is “**prove****d**“ and “**proven/proved”**.

**What is the sentence of prove?**

**What is the past tense V2 of prove?**

+ The past tense of** prove** is “**proved**“.

**What is the past participle V3 of prove?**

+ The past participle of** prove **is “**proven/proved**“.

**What is the present participle V5 of prove?**

+ The present participle of** prove **is “**prov****ing**“.

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## Here are other verbs V1 V2 V3 List

Base Form V1 | Past Form V2 | Past Participle Form V3 |

abide | abode/abided | abode/abided |

arise | arose | arisen |

awake | awoke | awoken |

backslide | backslid | backslidden/backslid |

be | was/were | been |

bear | bore | borne |

beat | beat | beaten/beat |

become | became | become |

befall | befell | befallen |

begin | began | begun |

behold | beheld | beheld |

bend | bent | bent |

beset | beset | beset |

bespeak | bespoke | bespoken |

bet | bet/betted | bet/betted |

bid | bid | bid |

bind | bound | bound |

bite | bit | bitten |

bleed | bled | bled |

blow | blew | blown |

break | broke | broken |

breed | bred | bred |

bring | brought | brought |

broadcast | broadcast | broadcast |

browbeat | browbeat | browbeaten/browbeat |

build | built | built |

burn | burnt/burned | burnt/burned |

burst | burst | burst |

bust | busted/bust | busted/bust |

buy | bought | bought |

cast | cast | cast |

catch | caught | caught |

chide | chid/chided | chid/chidden/chided |

choose | chose | chosen |

cleave | clove/cleft/cleaved | cloven/cleft/cleaved |

cleave | clave | cleaved |

cling | clung | clung |

clothe | clothed/clad | clothed/clad |

come | came | come |

cost | cost | cost |

creep | crept | crept |

crossbreed | crossbred | crossbred |

crow | crew/crewed | crowed |

cut | cut | cut |

daydream | daydreamed daydreamt | daydreamed daydreamt |

deal | dealt | dealt |

dig | dug | dug |

disprove | disproved | disproved/disproven |

dive | dove/dived | dived |

do | did | done |

draw | drew | drawn |

dream | dreamt/dreamed | dreamt/dreamed |

drink | drank | drunk |

drive | drove | driven |

dwell | dwelt | dwelt |

eat | ate | eaten |

fall | fell | fallen |

feed | fed | fed |

feel | felt | felt |

fight | fought | fought |

find | found | found |

fit | fitted/fit | fitted/fit |

flee | fled | fled |

fling | flung | flung |

fly | flew | flown |

forbear | forbore | forborne |

forbid | forbade/forbad | forbidden |

forecast | forecast/forecasted | forecast/forecasted |

forego (also forgo) | forewent | foregone |

foresee | foresaw | foreseen |

foretell | foretold | foretold |

forget | forgot | forgotten |

forgive | forgave | forgiven |

forsake | forsook | forsaken |

freeze | froze | frozen |

frostbite | frostbit | frostbitten |

get | got | got/gotten |

gild | gilt/gilded | gilt/gilded |

gird | girt/girded | girt/girded |

give | gave | given |

go | went | gone |

grind | ground | ground |

grow | grew | grown |

hand-feed | hand-fed | hand-fed |

handwrite | handwrote | handwritten |

hang | hung | hung |

have | had | had |

hear | heard | heard |

heave | hove/heaved | hove/heaved |

hew | hewed | hewn/hewed |

hide | hid | hidden |

hit | hit | hit |

hurt | hurt | hurt |

inbreed | inbred | inbred |

inlay | inlaid | inlaid |

input | input | input |

inset | inset | inset |

interbreed | interbred | interbred |

interweave | interwove interweaved | interwoven interweaved |

interwind | interwound | interwound |

jerry-build | jerry-built | jerry-built |

keep | kept | kept |

kneel | knelt/kneeled | knelt/kneeled |

knit | knit/knitted | knit/knitted |

know | knew | known |

lay | laid | laid |

lead | led | led |

lean | leaned/leant | leaned/leant |

leap | leapt /leaped | leapt /leaped |

learn | learnt/learned | learnt/learned |

leave | left | left |

lend | lent | lent |

let | let | let |

lie | lay | lain |

light | lit/lighted | lit/lighted |

lip-read | lip-read | lip-read |

lose | lost | lost |

make | made | made |

mean | meant | meant |

meet | met | met |

miscast | miscast | miscast |

misdeal | misdealt | misdealt |

misdo | misdid | misdone |

mishear | misheard | misheard |

mislay | mislaid | mislaid |

mislead | misled | misled |

mislearn | mislearned mislearnt | mislearned mislearnt |

misread | misread | misread |

misset | misset | misset |

misspeak | misspoke | misspoken |

misspell | misspelt | misspelt |

misspend | misspent | misspent |

mistake | mistook | mistaken |

misteach | mistaught | mistaught |

misunderstand | misunderstood | misunderstood |

miswrite | miswrote | miswritten |

mow | mowed | mown/mowed |

offset | offset | offset |

outbid | outbid | outbid |

outbreed | outbred | outbred |

outdo | outdid | outdone |

outdraw | outdrew | outdrawn |

outdrink | outdrank | outdrunk |

outdrive | outdrove | outdriven |

outfight | outfought | outfought |

outfly | outflew | outflown |

outgrow | outgrew | outgrown |

outleap | outleaped/outleapt | outleaped/outleapt |

outlie | outlied | outlied |

output | output | output |

outride | outrode | outridden |

outrun | outran | outrun |

outsell | outsold | outsold |

outshine | outshined/outshone | outshined/outshone |

outshoot | outshot | outshot |

outsing | outsang | outsung |

outsit | outsat | outsat |

outsleep | outslept | outslept |

outsmell | outsmelled/outsmelt | outsmelled/outsmelt |

outspeak | outspoke | outspoken |

outspeed | outsped | outsped |

outspend | outspent | outspent |

outswear | outswore | outsworn |

outswim | outswam | outswum |

outthink | outthought | outthought |

outthrow | outthrew | outthrown |

outwrite | outwrote | outwritten |

overbid | overbid | overbid |

overbreed | overbred | overbred |

overbuild | overbuilt | overbuilt |

overbuy | overbought | overbought |

overcome | overcame | overcome |

overdo | overdid | overdone |

overdraw | overdrew | overdrawn |

overdrink | overdrank | overdrunk |

overeat | overate | overeaten |

overfeed | overfed | overfed |

overfly | overflew | overflown |

overhang | overhung | overhung |

overhear | overheard | overheard |

overlay | overlaid | overlaid |

overpay | overpaid | overpaid |

override | overrode | overridden |

overrun | overran | overrun |

oversee | oversaw | overseen |

oversell | oversold | oversold |

oversew | oversewed | oversewn/oversewed |

overshoot | overshot | overshot |

oversleep | overslept | overslept |

overspeak | overspoke | overspoken |

overspend | overspent | overspent |

overspill | overspilled/overspilt | overspilled/overspilt |

overtake | overtook | overtaken |

overthink | overthought | overthought |

overthrow | overthrew | overthrown |

overwind | overwound | overwound |

overwrite | overwrote | overwritten |

partake | partook | partaken |

pay | paid | paid |

plead | pleaded/pled | pleaded/pled |

prebuild | prebuilt | prebuilt |

premake | premade | premade |

prepay | prepaid | prepaid |

presell | presold | presold |

preset | preset | preset |

preshrink | preshrank | preshrunk |

proofread | proofread | proofread |

prove | proved | proven/proved |

put | put | put |

quick-freeze | quick-froze | quick-frozen |

quit | quit/quitted | quit/quitted |

read | read | read |

reawake | reawoke | reawaken |

rebid | rebid | rebid |

rebind | rebound | rebound |

rebroadcast | rebroadcast rebroadcasted | rebroadcast rebroadcasted |

rebuild | rebuilt | rebuilt |

recast | recast | recast |

recut | recut | recut |

redeal | redealt | redealt |

redo | redid | redone |

redraw | redrew | redrawn |

refit | refitted/refit | refitted/refit |

regrind | reground | reground |

regrow | regrew | regrown |

rehang | rehung | rehung |

rehear | reheard | reheard |

reknit | reknitted/reknit | reknitted/reknit |

relay | relaid | relaid |

relearn | relearned/relearnt | relearned/relearnt |

relight | relit/relighted | relit/relighted |

remake | remade | remade |

rend | rent | rent |

repay | repaid | repaid |

reread | reread | reread |

rerun | reran | rerun |

resell | resold | resold |

resend | resent | resent |

reset | reset | reset |

resew | resewed | resewn/resewed |

retake | retook | retaken |

reteach | retaught | retaught |

retear | retore | retorn |

retell | retold | retold |

rethink | rethought | rethought |

retread | retread | retread |

retrofit | retrofitted/retrofit | retrofitted/retrofit |

rewake | rewoke/rewaked | rewaken/rewaked |

rewear | rewore | reworn |

reweave | rewove/reweaved | rewoven/reweaved |

rewed | rewed/rewedded | rewed/rewedded |

rewet | rewet/rewetted | rewet/rewetted |

rewin | rewon | rewon |

rewind | rewound | rewound |

rewrite | rewrote | rewritten |

rid | rid | rid |

ride | rode | ridden |

ring | rang | rung |

rise | rose | risen |

roughcast | roughcast | roughcast |

run | ran | run |

sand-cast | sand-cast | sand-cast |

saw | sawed | sawn |

say | said | said |

see | saw | seen |

seek | sought | sought |

sell | sold | sold |

send | sent | sent |

set | set | set |

sew | sewed | sewn/sewed |

shake | shook | shaken |

shave | shaved | shaved/shaven |

shear | sheared | shorn |

shed | shed | shed |

shine | shone | shone |

shit | shit/shat/shitted | shit/shat/shitted |

shoot | shot | shot |

show | showed | shown/showed |

shrink | shrank | shrunk |

shut | shut | shut |

sight-read | sight-read | sight-read |

sing | sang | sung |

sink | sank | sunk |

sit | sat | sat |

slay | slew | slain |

sleep | slept | slept |

slide | slid | slid |

sling | slung | slung |

slink | slunk | slunk |

slit | slit | slit |

smell | smelt | smelt |

smite | smote | smitten |

sneak | sneaked/snuck | sneaked/snuck |

speak | spoke | spoken |

speed | sped/speeded | sped/speeded |

spell | spelt/spelled | spelt/spelled |

spend | spent | spent |

spill | spilt/spilled | spilt/spilled |

spin | spun/span | spun |

spoil | spoilt/spoiled | spoilt/spoiled |

spread | spread | spread |

stand | stood | stood |

steal | stole | stolen |

stick | stuck | stuck |

sting | stung | stung |

stink | stunk/stank | stunk |

stride | strode | stridden |

strike | struck | struck |

string | strung | strung |

sunburn | sunburned/sunburnt | sunburned/sunburnt |

swear | swore | sworn |

sweat | sweat/sweated | sweat/sweated |

sweep | swept | swept |

swell | swelled | swollen/swelled |

swim | swam | swum |

swing | swung | swung |

take | took | taken |

teach | taught | taught |

tear | tore | torn |

telecast | telecast | telecast |

tell | told | told |

think | thought | thought |

throw | threw | thrown |

thrust | thrust | thrust |

tread | trod | trodden/trod |

typewrite | typewrote | typewritten |

unbend | unbent | unbent |

unbind | unbound | unbound |

unclothe | unclothed/unclad | unclothed/unclad |

undercut | undercut | undercut |

underfeed | underfed | underfed |

undergo | underwent | undergone |

underlie | underlay | underlain |

understand | understood | understood |

undertake | undertook | undertaken |

underwrite | underwrote | underwritten |

undo | undid | undone |

unfreeze | unfroze | unfrozen |

unhang | unhung | unhung |

unhide | unhid | unhidden |

unlearn | unlearned/unlearnt | unlearned/unlearnt |

unspin | unspun | unspun |

unwind | unwound | unwound |

uphold | upheld | upheld |

upset | upset | upset |

wake | woke/waked | woken/waked |

wear | wore | worn |

wed | wed/wedded | wed/wedded |

weep | wept | wept |

wet | wet/wetted | wet/wetted |

win | won | won |

wind | wound | wound |

withdraw | withdrew | withdrawn |

withhold | withheld | withheld |

withstand | withstood | withstood |

work | worked | worked |

wring | wrung | wrung |

write | wrote | written |