Corroborate and Support


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Corroborate verb – To give evidence or testimony to the truth or factualness of.
Usage example: the witnesses corroborated the policeman's testimony

Support is a synonym for corroborate in verify topic. In some cases you can use "Support" instead a verb "Corroborate", when it comes to topics like story, defend.
Nearby Words: corroborative, corroborating, corroborant, corroboratory
Synonyms for Corroborate


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Support verb – To provide evidence or information for (as a claim or idea).
Usage example: studies that support the claim that red wine drinkers have a reduced risk of coronary disease and cancer

Corroborate is a synonym for support in verify topic. You can use "Corroborate" instead a verb "Support", if it concerns topics such as substantiate.
Nearby Words: supported, supporter, supporting, supportive, supportable
Synonyms for Support

Common collocations

belief corroborate belief support belief
story corroborate story support story
theory corroborate theory support theory
claims corroborate claims support claims
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Synonyms for corroborate
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