What does the word corroborative mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Tending to confirm; verifying. corroboratory.

Usage examples for corroborative

  1. The selection of these valuable antiquities, now placed in the British Museum, was found so curiously corroborative of the scriptural records of events which occurred some three thousand years ago, that they burst upon the world almost like a new revelation. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  2. Tie made a show of reading it several times over, inside and out, and then from the pigeonhole of his desk he began to accumulate what I supposed corroborative documents, or pieces justificatives. – Familiar Spanish Travels by W. D. Howells
  3. This may be cited as a bit of " corroborative detail," though personally I never believed in it. – Polly Oliver's Problem by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
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