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"
actualise, realise, abide, embody, verify, get, support, stomach, defend, plunk for, hold up, keep going, actualize, back, have, avow, fend for, patronise, stick out, assert, back up, keep, digest, nurture, keep up, corroborate, 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
incarnate, body forth, embody, substantiate(verb)
represent in bodily form
"He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"; "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist"
realize, realise, actualize, actualise, substantiate(verb)
make real or concrete; give reality or substance to
"our ideas must be substantiated into actions"
actualise, actualize, see, realise, gain, corroborate, recognize, recognise, support, embody, clear, agnise, confirm, take in, pull in, agnize, sustain, incarnate, understand, affirm, body forth, realize, bring in, make, earn
solidify, firm, or strengthen
"The president's trip will substantiate good relations with the former enemy country"
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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Theres absolutely no evidence,theres no peer-reviewed paper ever been written to substantiate one bit of that, you can learn to do things properly at any age.
I'm all about adding interventions and therapeutic techniques that have proven to be significantly profound in the changes to somebody's life and treatment. Unfortunately, I don't know that there's evidence to substantiate that marijuana's had that effect, our take is abstinence based and we use every tool or intervention we can that's been proven effective in the past.
It is highly unlikely that they can substantiate all reasonable interpretations of these claims.
A man must first care for his own household before he can be of use to the state. But no matter how well he cares for his household, he is not a good citizen unless he also takes thought of the state. In the same way, a great nation must think of its own internal affairs; and yet it cannot substantiate its claim to be a great nation unless it also thinks of its position in the world at large.
South African prisoners actively followed up with the South African government and have been presented with no evidence to substantiate the allegations, the prison was also returned to South African prisoners operational control last year.
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