Definition of corroborate:
uphold, formalise, avow, nurture, realise, actualise, keep going, stomach, swan, sustain, back, fix, stand, buttress, point to, have, validate, bear out, prolong, affirm, vindicate, actualize, bear, argue, patronize, stick out, make/prove your/a point, substantiate, patronise, defend, plump for, body forth, fend for, swear, settle, keep up, digest, confirm, subscribe, formalize, keep, put up, shore, bolster, justify, study at verify, indorse, true, underpin, back up, incarnate, strengthen, endure, hold up, plunk for, support, sanction, hold, suffer, brook, abide, realize, patronage, show, vouch for, evidence, tolerate, nourish, get, reassert, embody, reinforce.
- affirm (part of speech: verb)
- substantiate (part of speech: verb)
- evince (part of speech: verb)
As we shall see later, the most important factor in the training of good mental habits consists in acquiring the attitude of suspended conclusion, and in mastering the various methods of searching for new materials to corroborate or to refute the first suggestions that occur.- "How We Think", John Dewey.
- "Red Money", Fergus Hume.
JacksonÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ s idea, or perhaps the idea of a keener brain behind Jackson, was to prevent him, Billy Kane, from entering the house at all, and so, by inducing him to run for it, to corroborate the evidence of guilt against him, in which case, being a self- elected fugitive, he would be doubly condemned if eventually caught.- "Doors of the Night", Frank L. Packard.