corroborate

Part of speech: verb

To strengthen, as conviction or proof; confirm.

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Usage examples "corroborate":

  1. Nearly all my schoolmates are dead, and I cannot call on Charles Roe or Frank Ellis to corroborate my small anecdotes, but I could till lately on Sir William Knighton and one or two more. - "My Life as an Author", Martin Farquhar Tupper.
  2. There is no evidence to corroborate it. - "Marcella", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
  3. To accuse him of the design and conduct of the whole attack was but a step forward; his own vapouring served to corroborate the accusation; and it was not long before the German consulate was in possession of sworn native testimony in support. - "The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25)", Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang.