What are some alternative words for corroborate?

Synonyms for corroborate
kəˈrɒb əˌreɪt; -ər ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm(verb)

    establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts

    "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"

    Synonyms:
    actualise, realise, abide, embody, verify, get, support, stomach, defend, plunk for, hold up, substantiate, keep going, actualize, back, have, avow, fend for, patronise, stick out, assert, back up, keep, digest, nurture, keep up, endorse, validate, reassert, hold, confirm, bear out, incarnate, affirm, swan, subscribe, brook, indorse, body forth, tolerate, suffer, endure, stand, aver, maintain, prolong, nourish, sustain, realize, patronize, underpin, plump for, patronage, put up, swear, bear

  2. validate, corroborate(verb)

    give evidence for

    Synonyms:
    formalize, substantiate, sustain, bear out, affirm, underpin, support, confirm, validate, formalise

  3. corroborate, underpin, bear out, support(verb)

    support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm

    "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"

    Synonyms:
    digest, abide, tolerate, support, plunk for, hold up, endure, back, stick out, fend for, patronise, back up, keep going, put up, endorse, validate, stomach, defend, confirm, bear out, affirm, subscribe, brook, indorse, suffer, stand, sustain, patronize, underpin, substantiate, hold, plump for, patronage, bear

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. corroborate

    Confirm (Latin con, together, and firmus, firm) is to add firmness or give stability to. Both confirm and corroborate presuppose something already existing to which the confirmation or corroboration is added. Testimony is corroborated by concurrent testimony or by circumstances; confirmed by established facts. That which is thoroughly proved is said to be established; so is that which is official and has adequate power behind it; as, the established government; the established church. The continents are fixed. A treaty is ratified; an appointment confirmed. An act is sanctioned by any person or authority that passes upon it approvingly. A statement is substantiated; a report confirmed; a controversy settled; the decision of a lower court sustained by a higher. Just government should be upheld. The beneficent results of Christianity confirm our faith in it as a divine revelation.

    Synonyms:
    assure, confirm, establish, fix, prove, ratify, sanction, settle, strengthen, substantiate, sustain, uphold

    Antonyms:
    abrogate, annul, cancel, destroy, overthrow, shake, shatter, unsettle, upset, weaken

    Preposition:
    Confirm a statement by testimony; confirm a person in a belief.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. corroborate

    Synonyms:
    strengthen, confirm, fortify, support

    Antonyms:
    weaken, invalidate, shake, confute, rebut, enfeeble

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. corroborate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    strengthen, confirm, establish, sustain, support

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "corroborate":

    substantiate, confirm, corroborating

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How to use corroborate in a sentence?

  1. Mitch McConnell:

    It was agreed that anybody Dr. Ford recommended who could corroborate her story obviously needed to be talked to, there was a woman at Yale named Ramirez who had made some allegations -- talk to her and anybody she recommends, this lawyer, Michael Avenatti, whos subsequently been totally disgraced, everybody in the room said were not interested in anybody that Michael Avenatti claims to represent.

  2. Vasileios Gkionakis:

    I don't think the global environment has changed. We are still in a relatively benign, a relatively strong global growth environment despite the recent slowdown, and as a matter of fact the preliminary PMIs that came out of the eurozone corroborate that story.

  3. Michael Zeldin:

    In some sense, Paul Manafort has already testified through the admission of Paul Manafort emails, as a prosecutor, you can say Gates was credible. He's not a saint, he's an admitted sinner, he's going to go to jail for his sins, but what he told you today is true. We know it's true because of all the other witnesses who we'll go through the testimony of, and all the documentary evidence which we'll go through, including emails from Mr. Paul Manafort, that corroborate Paul Manafort testimony.

  4. Dr Arnold:

    This involves searching out or only paying attention to information that supports a belief, for example, the confirmation bias may sustain people’s belief in an apocalyptic prophecy because they start to focus on events, information, et cetera that seem to corroborate the prophecy.

  5. The United:

    As part of this investigation, The FBI has interviewed at least eight witnesses, and received documents from Iraq, which corroborate Ameen's involvement with AQI and ISIS, including the murder that is alleged in the extradition request.


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