bear out

verb

Definition of bear out 

transitive verb

: confirm, substantiate a theory borne out by data

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Examples of bear out in a Sentence

the newly discovered papers bore out the rumors about the president's personal life

First Known Use of bear out

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bear out was in the 15th century

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