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Synonyms for substantiate
səbˈstæn ʃiˌeɪt

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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, 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

  2. 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"

    Synonyms:
    body forth, embody, sustain, realise, affirm, actualise, actualize, support, personify, corroborate, confirm, be, realize, incarnate

  3. realize, realise, actualize, actualise, substantiate(verb)

    make real or concrete; give reality or substance to

    "our ideas must be substantiated into actions"

    Synonyms:
    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

  4. substantiate(verb)

    solidify, firm, or strengthen

    "The president's trip will substantiate good relations with the former enemy country"

    Synonyms:
    body forth, embody, realize, sustain, realise, affirm, actualise, actualize, support, corroborate, confirm, incarnate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. substantiate

    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, corroborate, establish, fix, prove, ratify, sanction, settle, strengthen, 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.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. substantiate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    establish, verify, prove, confirm, corroborate, ratify, make good

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. substantiate(v)

    Synonyms:
    verify, corroborate, confirm, prove

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    justify, corroborate, support, underpin, prove, validate, confirm

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How to use substantiate in a sentence?

  1. Candice Broce:

    There is no such vulnerability in the system as alleged by the ProPublica article, we immediately reviewed claims of such vulnerabilities once we received them, and our cyber security team -- which includes top-notch, private sector cyber security vendors -- could not substantiate any of them.

  2. Todd Stumbo:

    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.

  3. The FTC:

    It is highly unlikely that they can substantiate all reasonable interpretations of these claims.

  4. Christian Horner:

    As a driver in the form of Max Verstappen life at the moment, I think arguably for the past 12 months he's been the best driver in the world, how do I substantiate that ? He's not in the best car but when you look at the results that he's got out of that car since Montreal last year, some of the performances that he's put in, he's made virtually zero mistakes in that period.

  5. Theodore Roosevelt:

    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.


Translations for substantiate

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  • verwirklichen, bestätigen, beglaubigen, bekräftigen, untermauern, substantiierenGerman
  • τεκμηριώνωGreek
  • justifierFrench
  • सिद्ध करनाHindi
  • 立証しますJapanese
  • ยืนยันThai
  • tahakkuk etmek, tasdik etmek, gerçekleştirmek, gerçekleşmek, doğrulamakTurkish

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