verb (used with object), sub·stan·ti·at·ed, sub·stan·ti·at·ing.
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Tony Chicotel, an attorney with California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, told me in August that he was shocked at so few complaints being substantiated.Sacramento Report: Enforcement Questions Loom Over Schools, Nursing Homes|Kara Grant and Jared Whitlock|October 30, 2020|Voice of San Diego
If there were 12 allegations that were substantiated, you shouldn’t be afraid to put that in writing.Southwestern College’s Troubles Become a Focal Point in D1 Race|Maya Srikrishnan|October 19, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The charge that Democrats were targeting Barrett’s personal life or were “Bork-ing” her was also difficult to substantiate.
At a minimum, companies must substantiate the claim that their profits are justified in order for society to continue to offer them patent protections that contribute to inequitable access.To ethically tackle COVID-19, Big Pharma needs an overhaul|matthewheimer|September 25, 2020|Fortune
An inspector general’s report substantiated the allegations, including that he directed government business to associates.
Many became convinced that he was at the apartment house to see a woman, although this was never proved or even substantiated.
The Human Genome Project began not with a question, but an answer that had to be substantiated in reverse.The Selfish Gene: The Broken Promises of the Human Genome Project|Michael Thomsen|January 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
No one mentions, however, that many Israeli settlements do the same, as substantiated by Friends of the Earth Middle East.The Settlement Movement and The Environmental Card|Kathleen Peratis|August 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The claims were never substantiated, and Bailey has vehemently denied them.
Now, a story has come to our ears which if it had not been substantiated would have appeared incredible.Winston of the Prairie|Harold Bindloss
And the lavalliere incidents and the blouse buttons substantiated it still further.The Winning Clue|James Hay, Jr.
It is readily seen how fully these views are substantiated by observations from a number of independent sources.The Sex Worship and Symbolism of Primitive Races|Sanger Brown, II
The Federal report on "Restriction of Output" of 1904 substantiated the union's contention.A History of Trade Unionism in the United States|Selig Perlman
Here, again, the fact that the world empire was preparatory to world culture is substantiated.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt