Definitions for substantiatesəbˈstæn ʃiˌeɪt
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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"
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"
realize, realise, actualize, actualise, substantiate(verb)
make real or concrete; give reality or substance to
"our ideas must be substantiated into actions"
solidify, firm, or strengthen
"The president's trip will substantiate good relations with the former enemy country"
to verify something by supplying evidence; to corroborate or authenticate
to give material form or substance to something; to embody
to make to exist; to make real
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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South African prisoners actively followed up with the South African government and have been presented with no evidence to substantiate the allegations, the prison was also returned to South African prisoners operational control last year.
We've carefully reviewed this case and found nothing to substantiate the speculation in the complaint or the allegation of retaliation, and we're confident a court will agree with us, we always encourage employees to raise concerns that they may have, and take such reports seriously.
A man must first care for his own household before he can be of use to the state. But no matter how well he cares for his household, he is not a good citizen unless he also takes thought of the state. In the same way, a great nation must think of its own internal affairs; and yet it cannot substantiate its claim to be a great nation unless it also thinks of its position in the world at large.
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