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:

    substantiate, confirm, corroborating

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How to use corroborate in a sentence?

  1. Raj Shah:

    He just doesn’t believe [the claim], there is nothing to corroborate her claim.

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    What we know for sure is the FBI report did not corroborate any of the allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh. And the second thing we know for sure is that there's no way anything we did would satisfy the Democrats.

  3. Senate Republicans:

    The four witnesses she named could not corroborate any of the events of that evening gathering where she says the assault occurred.

  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. Eddie Gallagher:

    My first reaction to seeing the videos was surprise and disgust that they would make up blatant lies about me, but I quickly realized that they were scared that the truth would come out of how cowardly they acted on deployment, i felt sorry for them that they thought it necessary to smear my name, but they never realized what the consequences of their lies would be. As upset as I was, the videos also gave me confidence because I knew that their lies would never hold up under real questioning and the jury would see through it. Their lies and( Naval Criminal Investigative Service's) refusal to ask hard questions or corroborate their stories strengthened my resolve to go to trial and clear my name.


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