verb (used with object), sub·stan·ti·at·ed, sub·stan·ti·at·ing.
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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
This was substantiated shortly after when I had related the fact to Prince Adolphus, who went out to see him.Forty Years of 'Spy'|Leslie Ward
The charge against me thus laid and substantiated, I was asked if I had anything to say in my own defence.
That it is a material substance we were hardly ever in doubt, and our studies of it have substantiated and confirmed our belief.New Theories in Astronomy|Willam Stirling
Here, again, the fact that the world empire was preparatory to world culture is substantiated.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt
Such a statement is soon made; but it ought to have been substantiated.Inspiration and Interpretation|John Burgon