ascertaining (part of speech: verb)
affirming (part of speech: verb)
proclaiming, pronouncing, accepting, propounding, maintaining, testifying, claiming, avouching, admitting, corroborating, professing, contending, endorsing, expressing, supporting, stating, declaring, assuring, warranting, validating, certifying, acknowledging, sustaining, adjuring, approving, affirming, submitting, pledging, setting down, averring, attesting, promising, asserting, ratifying
examining (part of speech: verb)
experimenting (part of speech: verb)
substantiating (part of speech: verb)
- Compare with these methods of isolated observations the statement of Jevons that observation as conducted by scientific men is effective " only when excited and guided by hope of verifying a theory"; and again, " the number of things which can be observed and experimented upon are infinite, and if we merely set to work to record facts without any distinct purpose, our records will have no value." - "How We Think", John Dewey.
- He then proposed a specific mode of verifying. - "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.
- He leads me patiently over one route a great many times, verifying our position at intervals with reference to his map. - "Life's Minor Collisions", Frances Warner Gertrude Warner.