verb (used with object), cor·rob·o·rat·ed, cor·rob·o·rat·ing.
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Origin of corroborate
OTHER WORDS FROM corroborate
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH corroboratecollaborate, corroborate
Example sentences from the Web for corroborate
No arrest record, no statements from the police corroborating the story.Thank you, Kordell Stewart, for thoughtful response to ‘the rumor’|Kevin Naff|February 5, 2021|Washington Blade
Meanwhile, your inner ear—the organ in charge of your balance and sense of motion—corroborates this information by telling your brain that yes, you’re moving.Video games can cause motion sickness—here’s how to fight it|Sandra Gutierrez G.|February 2, 2021|Popular Science
A person familiar with the matter corroborated this claim to TechCrunch.Twitter restricts numerous high-profile accounts in India following ‘legal demand’|Manish Singh|February 1, 2021|TechCrunch
Scientists are also under strict orders not to report anything that may corroborate the belief that the virus originated inside China.China Marks the Wuhan Lockdown Anniversary Amid Spiraling COVID-19 Cases and With Risky Holiday Travel Looming|Charlie Campbell / Changsha and Wuhan|January 22, 2021|Time
One witness, former Deputy Secretary Jim Byrne, said Wilkie told him about it, but Wilkie denied it and Byrne didn’t have corroborating documentation.VA Secretary Focused on Smearing Woman Who Said She Was Sexually Assaulted in a VA Hospital, Probe Finds|by Isaac Arnsdorf|December 10, 2020|ProPublica
But I reckon we'll have to take these two carcasses along as a sort of corroborative evidence.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Day by day as scientific investigation proceeds we hear of additional corroborative evidence.Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward
The beneficial practical consequences of them, in many cases, gave corroborative evidence that they were warranted.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
A chain of the former kind was termed by Bentham a self-corroborative chain of evidence; the second, a self-infirmative chain.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
This is most complimentary to the virtue of Prince Bladud's tears, and strongly corroborative of the veracity of this legend.'The Pickwick Papers|Charles Dickens