To Prove

Infinitive: to prove
Gerund: proving
Past participle: proved / proven
Simple past: proved
Note

'Proven' is sometimes used as the past participle in American English.

Irregular forms
Auxilliary verb
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Indicative

Present
I prove I prove
you prove you prove
he/she/it proves he/she/it proves
we prove we prove
they prove they prove
you prove you prove
I do not prove I don't prove
you do not prove you don't prove
he/she/it does not prove he/she/it doesn't prove
we do not prove we don't prove
they do not prove they don't prove
you do not prove you don't prove
Preterite
I proved I proved
you proved you proved
he/she/it proved he/she/it proved
we proved we proved
they proved they proved
you proved you proved
I did not prove I didn't prove
you did not prove you didn't prove
he/she/it did not prove he/she/it didn't prove
we did not prove we didn't prove
they did not prove they didn't prove
you did not prove you didn't prove
Future
I will prove I'll prove
you will prove you'll prove
he/she/it will prove he/she/it'll prove
we will prove we'll prove
they will prove they'll prove
you will prove you'll prove
I will not prove I won't prove
you will not prove you won't prove
he/she/it will not prove he/she/it won't prove
we will not prove we won't prove
they will not prove they won't prove
you will not prove you won't prove

Perfect

Present
I have proved I've proved
you have proved you've proved
he/she/it has proved he/she/it's proved
we have proved we've proved
they have proved they've proved
you have proved you've proved
I have not proved I haven't proved
you have not proved you haven't proved
he/she/it has not proved he/she/it hasn't proved
we have not proved we haven't proved
they have not proved they haven't proved
you have not proved you haven't proved
Past
I had proved I'd proved
you had proved you'd proved
he/she/it had proved he/she/it'd proved
we had proved we'd proved
they had proved they'd proved
you had proved you'd proved
I had not proved I hadn't proved
you had not proved you hadn't proved
he/she/it had not proved he/she/it hadn't proved
we had not proved we hadn't proved
they had not proved they hadn't proved
you had not proved you hadn't proved
Future
I will have proved I'll have proved
you will have proved you'll have proved
he/she/it will have proved he/she/it'll have proved
we will have proved we'll have proved
they will have proved they'll have proved
you will have proved you'll have proved
I will not have proved I won't have proved
you will not have proved you won't have proved
he/she/it will not have proved he/she/it won't have proved
we will not have proved we won't have proved
they will not have proved they won't have proved
you will not have proved you won't have proved

Continuous

Present
I am proving I'm proving
you are proving you're proving
he/she/it is proving he/she/it's proving
we are proving we're proving
they are proving they're proving
you are proving you're proving
I am not proving I'm not proving
you are not proving you aren't proving
he/she/it is not proving he/she/it isn't proving
we are not proving we aren't proving
they are not proving they aren't proving
you are not proving you aren't proving
Past
I was proving I was proving
you were proving you were proving
he/she/it was proving he/she/it was proving
we were proving we were proving
they were proving they were proving
you were proving you were proving
I was not proving I wasn't proving
you were not proving you weren't proving
he/she/it was not proving he/she/it wasn't proving
we were not proving we weren't proving
they were not proving they weren't proving
you were not proving you weren't proving
Future
I will be proving I'll be proving
you will be proving you'll be proving
he/she/it will be proving he/she/it'll be proving
we will be proving we'll be proving
they will be proving they'll be proving
you will be proving you'll be proving
I will not be proving I won't be proving
you will not be proving you won't be proving
he/she/it will not be proving he/she/it won't be proving
we will not be proving we won't be proving
they will not be proving they won't be proving
you will not be proving you won't be proving

Continuous Perfect

Present
I have been proving I've been proving
you have been proving you've been proving
he/she/it has been proving he/she/it's been proving
we have been proving we've been proving
they have been proving they've been proving
you have been proving you've been proving
I have not been proving I haven't been proving
you have not been proving you haven't been proving
he/she/it has not been proving he/she/it hasn't been proving
we have not been proving we haven't been proving
they have not been proving they haven't been proving
you have not been proving you haven't been proving
Past
I had been proving I'd been proving
you had been proving you'd been proving
he/she/it had been proving he/she/it'd been proving
we had been proving we'd been proving
they had been proving they'd been proving
you had been proving you'd been proving
I had not been proving I hadn't been proving
you had not been proving you hadn't been proving
he/she/it had not been proving he/she/it hadn't been proving
we had not been proving we hadn't been proving
they had not been proving they hadn't been proving
you had not been proving you hadn't been proving
Future
I will have been proving I'll have been proving
you will have been proving you'll have been proving
he/she/it will have been proving he/she/it'll have been proving
we will have been proving we'll have been proving
they will have been proving they'll have been proving
you will have been proving you'll have been proving
I will not have been proving I won't have been proving
you will not have been proving you won't have been proving
he/she/it will not have been proving he/she/it won't have been proving
we will not have been proving we won't have been proving
they will not have been proving they won't have been proving
you will not have been proving you won't have been proving

Conditional

Present
I would prove I would prove
you would prove you would prove
he/she/it would prove he/she/it would prove
we would prove we would prove
they would prove they would prove
you would prove you would prove
I would not prove I wouldn't prove
you would not prove you wouldn't prove
he/she/it would not prove he/she/it wouldn't prove
we would not prove we wouldn't prove
they would not prove they wouldn't prove
you would not prove you wouldn't prove
Perfect
I would have proved I would've proved
you would have proved you would've proved
he/she/it would have proved he/she/it would've proved
we would have proved we would've proved
they would have proved they would've proved
you would have proved you would've proved
I would not have proved I wouldn't have proved
you would not have proved you wouldn't have proved
he/she/it would not have proved he/she/it wouldn't have proved
we would not have proved we wouldn't have proved
they would not have proved they wouldn't have proved
you would not have proved you wouldn't have proved

Imperative

(you) prove (you) prove
(we) let's prove (we) let's prove
(you) prove (you) prove
(you) do not prove (you) don't prove
(we) let's not prove (we) let's not prove
(you) do not prove (you) don't prove

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