**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 |