Origin of substantiate
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Examples from the Web for substantiation
How many doctors in the oncology world would be able to provide us with this kind of substantiation?My War on Cancer
November 8, 2009
Otherwise there could be no substantiation until the judgment day.Under Fire
What I learned was simply a substantiation of what I'd already surmised.Attrition
Have you got plenty of substantiation in case he tries to deny it later.Helen in the Editor's Chair
Ruthe S. Wheeler
Alas, that their claims have no substantiation in our receptivities!
For this contention there is substantiation of a superficial nature.
- to establish as valid or genuine
- to give form or real existence to
Word Origin and History for substantiation
1650s, "to make real, to give substance to," from Modern Latin substantiatus, past participle of substantiare, from Latin substantia (see substance). Meaning "to demonstrate or prove" is attested from 1803. Related: Substantiated; substantiating.