Definitions for substantiatesəbˈstæn ʃiˌeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm(verb)

    establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts

    "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"

  2. incarnate, body forth, embody, substantiate(verb)

    represent in bodily form

    "He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"; "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist"

  3. realize, realise, actualize, actualise, substantiate(verb)

    make real or concrete; give reality or substance to

    "our ideas must be substantiated into actions"

  4. substantiate(verb)

    solidify, firm, or strengthen

    "The president's trip will substantiate good relations with the former enemy country"


  1. substantiate(Verb)

    to verify something by supplying evidence; to corroborate or authenticate

  2. substantiate(Verb)

    to give material form or substance to something; to embody

Webster Dictionary

  1. Substantiate(verb)

    to make to exist; to make real

  2. Substantiate(verb)

    to establish the existence or truth of by proof or competent evidence; to verify; as, to substantiate a charge or allegation; to substantiate a declaration

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  • verwirklichen, bestätigen, beglaubigen, bekräftigen, untermauern, substantiierenGerman
  • τεκμηριώνωGreek
  • justifierFrench
  • 立証しますJapanese
  • tahakkuk etmek, tasdik etmek, gerçekleştirmek, gerçekleşmek, doğrulamakTurkish

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