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Definition 1: solidify, firm, or strengthen - [verb of change]

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

  • The president's trip will substantiate good relations with the former enemy country

(substantiate is a kind of ...) make strong or stronger

"This exercise will strengthen your upper body" "strengthen the relations between the two countries"

Definition 2: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts - [verb of cognition]

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

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

Synonyms for substantiate in the sense of this definition

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

"Can you back up your claims?"

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

"He vouched his words by his deeds"

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

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

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

"Can you document your claims?"

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

Definition 3: make real or concrete; give reality or substance to - [verb of creation]

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

  • our ideas must be substantiated into actions

Synonyms for substantiate in the sense of this definition

(substantiate is a kind of ...) make or cause to be or to become

"make a mess in one's office" "create a furor"

(... is a kind of substantiate ) make concrete and real

(... is a kind of substantiate ) manifest the effects of (a gene or genetic trait)

"Many of the laboratory animals express the trait"

Definition 4: represent in bodily form - [verb of stative]

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

  • He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system
  • The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist

Synonyms for substantiate in the sense of this definition

(substantiate is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

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