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substantiate

 
Verb substantiate has 4 senses
  1. confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm - establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
    Derived forms: noun substantiation1, noun substantiation2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  2. incarnate, body forth, embody, substantiate - represent in bodily form; "He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"; "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist"
    --2 is one way to be
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. realize, realise, actualize, actualise, substantiate - make real or concrete; give reality or substance to; "our ideas must be substantiated into actions"
    --3 is one way to make, create
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. substantiate - solidify, firm, or strengthen; "The president's trip will substantiate good relations with the former enemy country"
    --4 is one way to
    strengthen, beef up, fortify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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