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VERB (3)

1. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts;
- Example: "his story confirmed my doubts"
- Example: "The evidence supports the defendant"
[syn: confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm]

2. give evidence for;
[syn: validate, corroborate]

3. support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm;
- Example: "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"
[syn: corroborate, underpin, bear out, support]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Corroborate \Cor*rob"o*rate\ (k?r-r?b"?-r?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Corroborated (-r?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Corroborating (-r?`t?ng). ] [L. corroboratus, p. p. of corroborare to corroborate; cor- + roborare to strengthen, robur strength. See Robust.] 1. To make strong, or to give additional strength to; to strengthen. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] As any limb well and duly exercised, grows stronger, the nerves of the body are corroborated thereby. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 2. To make more certain; to confirm; to establish. [1913 Webster] The concurrence of all corroborates the same truth. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Corroborate \Cor*rob"o*rate\ (-r?t), a. Corroborated. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

corroborate v 1: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant" [syn: confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm] [ant: contradict, negate] 2: give evidence for [syn: validate, corroborate] 3: support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm; "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence" [syn: corroborate, underpin, bear out, support]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

27 Moby Thesaurus words for "corroborate": affirm, attest, authenticate, back, back up, bear out, bolster, buttress, certify, circumstantiate, confirm, document, fortify, justify, probate, prove, ratify, reinforce, strengthen, substantiate, support, sustain, undergird, uphold, validate, verify, warrant