verb (used with object), cir·cum·stan·ti·at·ed, cir·cum·stan·ti·at·ing.
to set forth or support with circumstances or particulars: Documents circumstantiated her evidence.
to describe fully or minutely: He circumstantiated the accident.
enumerate, certify, uphold, affirm, verify, explain, substantiate, back, sign, corroborate, establish, endorse, approve, support, portray, reveal, depict, delineate, relate, describe
- circumstantial evidence,
- circumvallate papilla,
Origin of circumstantiate
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(tr) to support by giving particulars
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