What is another word for corroborate?

Synonyms for corroborate
kəˈrɒb əˌreɪt; -ər ɪtcor·rob·o·rate

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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

Princeton's WordNet

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

    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, corroborateverb

    give evidence for

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

  3. corroborate, underpin, bear out, supportverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. corroborateverb

    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. Luke Nikas:

    The information that has been revealed by the authorities demonstrates, once again, that Mr. Baldwin acted responsibly and did not have control over any production issues that were identified in the OSHA report, additionally, the interviews and affidavits disclosed today continue to corroborate Mr. Baldwin's description of the events -- including an affidavit from the Detective stating that the cameraman, who was standing next to Ms. Matthew Hutchins and Mr. Souza at the time of the accident, confirmed that Mr. Baldwin was' very careful' with guns on the set.

  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. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Senate Republicans:

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


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