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corroborate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcorroboratecor‧rob‧o‧rate /kəˈrɒbəreɪt $ kəˈrɑː-/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 PROVEto provide information that supports or helps to prove someone else’s statement, idea etc syn back up 🔊 We now have new evidence to corroborate the defendant’s story. 🔊 Experiments elsewhere corroborate these results.corroboration /kəˌrɒbəˈreɪʃən $ -ˌrɑː-/ noun [uncountable]corroborative /kəˈrɒbərətɪv $ -ˈrɑːbəreɪ-/ adjective 🔊 corroborative evidence→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
corroborateIn this way the results of characterisation studies can be corroborated by alternative, and independent, measures of similarity.Professor Carling's findings have been corroborated by more recent research.Her statements were corroborated by the doctor's testimony.No doctor would order surgery on the basis of a single test result, without corroborating clinical evidence.There was no one to corroborate her story about the disturbance in the lounge.He said he and other remote viewers have corroborated important information about extraterrestrials and their interest in humans.We can corroborate our timescale of the circulation by looking at the changes in density surface of the salinity minimum.A recent parenting study corroborates the benefits of such role reversal.Employment trends corroborate the dismal economic picture.The subject of the appraisal should be given time to prepare and the opportunity to corroborate the report.The results corroborate the role of these proteins in pheromone transport and elaborate the structural basis of ligand binding.Levine claims that a third car was involved in the accident and witnesses have corroborated this.
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Verb table
corroborate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycorroborate
he, she, itcorroborates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycorroborated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave corroborated
he, she, ithas corroborated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad corroborated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill corroborate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have corroborated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam corroborating
he, she, itis corroborating
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you, we, theyare corroborating
Past
I, he, she, itwas corroborating
you, we, theywere corroborating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been corroborating
he, she, ithas been corroborating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been corroborating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be corroborating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been corroborating
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