Difference between eat and proved

eat

Definitions

verb

  1. eat a meal; take a meal
  2. cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid
  3. take in food; used of animals only
  4. take in solid food
  5. worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way
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Examples

Richardson, are proprietors of shows, and the berouged, bedraggled creatures who exhibit on the platform outside for their living.

Smith, who is also a director of Norwich City Football Club, said her CBE was a "very, very great honour".

Their dried dung is found everywhere, and is in many places the only fuel afforded by the plains; their skulls, which last longer than any other part of the animal, are among the most familiar of objects to the plainsman; their bones are in many districts so plentiful that it has become a regular industry, followed by hundreds of men (christened "bone hunters" by the frontiersmen), to go out with wagons and collect them in great numbers for the sake of the phosphates they yield; and Bad Lands, plateaus, and prairies alike, are cut up in all directions by the deep ruts which were formerly buffalo trails.

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proved

Definitions

adjective

  1. established beyond doubt

Examples

Rob's strengths lay in absorbing the pressure and criticism, and in doing this well he more than proved himself courageous, gutsy and tough.

So this show proved to be a bit of a departure.

The promise of tax cuts proved, as always, to be the Republican Party's trump card.

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