What does corroborating evidence mean?

Definitions for corroborating evidence
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corroborating evidence(noun)

    additional evidence or evidence of different kind that supports a proof already offered in a proceeding

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  1. Corroborating evidence

    Corroborating evidence is evidence that tends to support a proposition that is already supported by some initial evidence, therefore confirming the proposition. For example, W, a witness, testifies that she saw X drive his automobile into a green car. Meanwhile Y, another witness, testifies that when he examined X's car, later that day, he noticed green paint on its fender. Or there can be corroborating evidence related to a certain source, such as what makes an author think a certain way due to the evidence that was supplied by witnesses or objects. For more information on this type of reasoning, see: Casuistry. Another type of corroborating evidence comes from using the Baconian method, i.e. the method of agreement, method of difference, and method of concomitant variations. These methods are followed in experimental design. They were codified by Francis Bacon, and developed further by John Stuart Mill and consist of controlling several variables, in turn, to establish which variables are causally connected. These principles are widely used intuitively in various kinds of proofs, demonstrations and investigations, in addition to being fundamental to experimental design.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of corroborating evidence in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of corroborating evidence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Andrew Wood:

    He said there was corroborating evidence in the United States, from which I assumed he was working with an American company.

  2. Sheldon Whitehouse:

    This may, may be powerful corroborating evidence that the assault happened. that it happened that day, and that it happened at that place, but with no FBI investigation we can't tell.

  3. Susan Collins:

    I found Dr. Ford's testimony to be heart-wrenching, painful, compelling, and I believe that Susan Collins believes what Susan Collins testified to, but we also had a case where Judge Kavanaugh came forward and said,' I'm 100 percent certain that this did not happen,' so here you have two people who are each 100 percent certain of what they're saying under pain of perjury. So then I had to look at the other evidence, and was there corroborating evidence, and that's why I pushed hard for the FBI to do a supplemental background investigation.

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