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Definition 1: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts - [verb of cognition]

Samples where corroborate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his story confirmed my doubts
  • The evidence supports the defendant

Synonyms for corroborate in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of corroborate ) establish as valid or genuine

"Can you back up your claims?"

(... is a kind of corroborate ) give supporting evidence

"He vouched his words by his deeds"

(... is a kind of corroborate ) confirm the truth of

"Please verify that the doors are closed" "verify a claim"

(... is a kind of corroborate ) establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment

"The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound" "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"

(... is a kind of corroborate ) support or supply with references

"Can you document your claims?"

(... is a kind of corroborate ) prove valid; show or confirm the validity of something

Definition 2: give evidence for - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for corroborate in the sense of this definition

(corroborate is a kind of ...) strengthen or make more firm

"The witnesses confirmed the victim's account"

(... is a kind of corroborate ) give circumstantial evidence for

Definition 3: support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm - [verb of stative]

Samples where corroborate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The stories and claims were born out by the evidence

Synonyms for corroborate in the sense of this definition

(corroborate is a kind of ...) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

"The two stories don't agree in many details" "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check" "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"

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