corroborate corroborate  /kə ˈrɑ bə ˌreɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
  2. (v) give evidence for
  3. (v) support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm

Usage(s):

  1. Prosecution could not corroborate their story with hard evidence and therefore all charges were dropped.
  2. The presence of the new subatomic particle has to be corroborated with more empirical evidence and research.
  3. The presence of water in Mars has now been corroborated with the evidence presented by Curiosity.

News

  1. Would San Antonio Spurs Upset of Miami Heat in Finals Mark Death of Superteams?

    A San Antonio Spurs championship will defile everything LeBron James and the Miami Heat represent. Superteams were supposed to win championships before anyone else. James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh said so. Well really, James said it . Their alliance said the rest. Three consecutive NBA Finals appearances seem to corroborate their methodology. Losing two out of those three championship cameos ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Report cites issues after rape suspect escaped from jail last year

    After rape suspect John Santoro briefly escaped from the Oneida County jail last year, he alleged that several correction officers intentionally had left a door unlocked to help him escape. But earlier this year, a state Commission of Correction report offered no findings that corroborate that.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Observer-Dispatch

Quotes

  1. "Because these tabloids are making so much money, and yes, I consider Us Weekly a tabloid, they go to great lengths to corroborate their stories, whether they are true or not," said Pitt.
    on Apr 7, 2005 By: Brad Pitt Source: USA Today

  2. US Ambassador to Iraq Ryan C. Crocker said that the decision, "should [Tehran] choose to corroborate it in a direct fashion," would be "a good beginning" for a fourth round of talks between Crocker and his Iranian counterpart in Baghdad.
    on Dec 22, 2007 By: Ryan Crocker Source: Washington Post

  3. "What we really require from Iran is a full explanation of the development of its nuclear programme from (1980s) start to finish," ElBaradei said. "Then, Iran needs to openly corroborate this explanation with evidence, including records and...
    on Nov 23, 2006 By: Mohamed ElBaradei Source: Reuters India

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