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.
The corroboration that apparently led him to put faith in Ben-Menashe's testimony was retroactive.Reagan's "October Surprise" is Still Getting Debunked|Noah Kristula-Green|April 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Corroboration is not needed in a speech intended narrowly for the pre-convinced.Cremating the Remains of Compassionate Conservatism|David Frum|February 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He was not seeking praise, but corroboration, and he was getting it.The Mark of Cain|Carolyn Wells
My appeal for corroboration of my testimony is to my contemporaries and co-workers.The Secret of a Happy Home (1896)|Marion Harland
The case was proved by the evidence of supposed accomplices, which was held to be sufficient without any corroboration.Atrocious Judges|John Campbell, Baron Campbell
She looked round at Annie for corroboration, and Annie was in the social necessity of making a confirmatory murmur.Annie Kilburn|William Dean Howells
Few of the striking operators could speak English, but those that did nodded their corroboration.Potash & Perlmutter|Montague Glass
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.