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"
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give evidence for
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"
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English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
Confirm a statement by testimony; confirm a person in a belief.
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I can see why they want to get off of zero, but the economy just hasn't really been able to corroborate.
The four witnesses she named could not corroborate any of the events of that evening gathering where she says the assault occurred.
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.
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.
We haven't received anything officially nor have we received any intelligence reports that corroborate what has been said in Sri Lanka, sri Lanka will be in the very early stages of its investigations. So we are simply stepping back and allowing them to undertake those, but we have nothing at this stage to corroborate what is being said.
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- подкрепям, потвърждавамBulgarian
- bestätigen, untermauern, bekräftigen, stützenGerman
- co-niartey, co-niartagheyManx
- подкреплять, подтверждатьRussian
- bekräfta, styrka, bestyrkaSwedish
- delille desteklemekTurkish
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