Examples of corroborate in a Sentence
- Studies that are wrong will be superseded by better studies with different results. Studies that are right will be corroborated by other good studies. —Harriet Hall, Skeptic, 2007
- Evidence like this is rarely conclusive, but it can help police corroborate testimony … —David Fisher, Hard Evidence, 1995
- … the great Dr. Woodruff … corroborated my doctor's belief that my two infections had been resolved … —James Thurber 7 Mar. 1946, in Selected Letters Of James Thurber, (1980) 1981
the witnesses corroborated the policeman's testimony
my personal experience does not corroborate your faith in the essential goodness of people
Recent Examples of corroborate from the Web
The reporting corroborates what people have told us off the record.
Two others were convicted in the case, but Brown long maintained his innocence and was freed in 2015 after a police investigator uncovered phone records in his garage that defense lawyers said corroborated Brown's alibi.
Two witnesses corroborated the allegation, the investigation said.
Police said Facebook messages corroborated the story, according to the River Falls Journal.
If InSight survives until 2021, a second seismic station could join it and corroborate its readings: an instrument mounted on the landing platform for Europe’s ExoMars rover.
A month later the company said its investigation had not corroborated the allegations against Mr. Martins, which former dancers and others had made in interviews with The New York Times and The Washington Post.
Police said Hawkins’ statement corroborated evidence in the case.
Former District Attorney Devon Anderson ultimately dismissed Brown’s capital murder charge due to an inability to corroborate a co-defendant’s testimony, and declined to make a determination as to whether Brown was actually innocent.
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Synonym Discussion of corroborate
- confirmed the reports
- witnesses corroborated his story
- the claims have yet to be substantiated
- all statements of fact in the article have been verified
- handwriting experts authenticated the diaries
- validated the hypothesis by experiments
CORROBORATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of corroborate for English Language Learners
: to support or help prove (a statement, theory, etc.) by providing information or evidence
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