- the act of corroborating.
- a corroboratory fact, statement, etc.
Origin of corroboration
Examples from the Web for corroboration
Ruth, in his defense, said that he had been having dinner with friends at the time, and produced two witnesses in corroboration.Babe Ruth’s Summer of Records
September 29, 2013
The corroboration that apparently led him to put faith in Ben-Menashe's testimony was retroactive.Reagan's "October Surprise" is Still Getting Debunked
April 26, 2012
Corroboration is not needed in a speech intended narrowly for the pre-convinced.Cremating the Remains of Compassionate Conservatism
February 27, 2012
The young man touched it hastily; in corroboration of the fact.Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit
"You are right, sir," the operator said in corroboration of McGuire's remark.
And he clung to McGuire for corroboration of his impossible story.
It is merely a corroboration of what we have already heard from Mullins and Sir Terence.The Snare
His appearance but unhappily gave some corroboration to the rumor.One Of Them
Charles James Lever
Word Origin and History for corroboration
mid-15c., "strengthening, support," from Late Latin corroborationem (nominative corroboratio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin corroborare "to strengthen" (see corroborate). Meaning "confirmation" attested by 1768.