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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Solidify, firm, or strengthen; Establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; Make real or concrete; Represent in bodily form.

Usage examples (31)
  • I have waited for many hours now for anyone to substantiate a word of what Shuster said.
  • CQ reported that not only were they true, but transcripts of Jane's recorded calls substantiate them.
  • Another question: what do you mean by "substantiate" If you mean, can they "prove" the validity of NDE, I'd agree that the number is zero.
  • Published reports say that police have been unable to "substantiate" her account. for more
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