Definition of Corroborate in English :

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Corroborate meaning in English

Meaning of Corroborate in English

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1. affirm, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, support, sustain

establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts

Example Sentences:
'his story confirmed my doubts'
'The evidence supports the defendant'

2. corroborate, validate

give evidence for

3. bear out, corroborate, support, underpin

support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm

Example Sentences:
'The stories and claims were born out by the evidence'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of corroborate
verb (kəˈrɒbəˌreɪt )
1. (transitive)
to confirm or support (facts, opinions, etc), esp by providing fresh evidence
the witness corroborated the accused's statement
adjective (kəˈrɒbərɪt ) archaic
serving to corroborate a fact, an opinion, etc
(of a fact) corroborated

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verb transitiveWord forms: corˈroboˌrated or corˈroboˌrating
1.  Obsolete
to strengthen
to make more certain the validity of; confirm; bolster; support
evidence to corroborate his testimony

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see synonyms of corroborate
tr.v. cor·rob·o·rat·ed, cor·rob·o·rat·ing, cor·rob·o·rates
To strengthen or support with other evidence; make more certain. See Synonyms at confirm.

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