The English verb 'prove' is pronounced as [pru:v].
Related to:
irregular verbs,
regular verbs.
3 forms of verb prove: Infinitive (prove), Past Simple - (proved), Past Participle - (proved).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb prove
👉 Forms of verb prove in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of prove.
Prove: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
Base Form | Past Simple | Past Participle |
---|---|---|
prove [pru:v] |
proved [pru:vd] |
proved [pru:vən] proven [pru:vd] |
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb prove?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'prove'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'prove'
- the first form (V1) is 'prove' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'proved' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'proved', 'proven' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of prove?
The past tense and past participle of prove are: prove in past simple is proved, and past participle is proved. proven.
What is the past tense of prove?
The past tense of the verb "prove" is "proved", and the past participle is "proved" or "proven".
Verb Tenses
Past simple — prove in past simple proved
(V2).
Future simple — prove in future simple is prove (will + V1).
Present Perfect — prove in present perfect tense is
proved,
proven
(have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — prove in past perfect tense is
proved,
proven
(had + V3).
prove regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'prove' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'prove' is regular or irregular verb.
Examples of Verb prove in Sentences
- You were wrong, and I can prove it (Present Simple)
- John's daughter proved her innocence in court (Past Simple)
- It has been proved by Finnish school system (Present Perfect)
- And what does it prove? (Present Simple)
- Prove your skills and you're hired (Present Simple)
- You know that I didn't do that and my advocate is proving that in court right now (Present Continuous)
- They haven't proven anything and now we are figuring out what to do (Present Perfect)
- Had they proved their theory before the law changed? (Past Perfect)
- If he doesn't believe me, I won't prove anything to him (Future Simple)
- Will you prove your point or going to stay and stare at us? (Future Simple)