What does substantiate mean?

Definitions for substantiatesəbˈstæn ʃiˌeɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word substantiate.

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of substantiate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of substantiate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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Translations for substantiate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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