corroborate


corroborate

verb

Definition of CORROBORATE

1
to give evidence or testimony to the truth or factualness of <the witnesses corroborated the policeman's testimony>
Related Words avouch, back (up), testify (to), vouch (for), witness; guarantee, warrant; affirm, assert, aver, avow, declare, profess; demonstrate, document, establish, prove, reinforce (also reenforce)
Antonyms disprove, rebut, refute
2
to provide evidence or information for (as a claim or idea) <my personal experience does not corroborate your faith in the essential goodness of people>
Synonyms back, bolster, buttress, corroborate, reinforce (also reenforce), shore (up), substantiate
Near Antonyms undercut, undermine, weaken

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