What does the word corroborate mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Martin Farquhar Tupper
  2. There is no evidence to corroborate it. – Marcella by 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) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang