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substantiate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsubstantiatesub‧stan‧ti‧ate /səbˈstænʃieɪt/ verb [transitive]  formalPROVE to prove the truth of something that someone has said, claimed etc Katzen offered little evidence to substantiate his claims.substantiation /səbˌstænʃiˈeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
substantiateDiscipline yourself to dig deep and get at facts which can be substantiated.The third party must be able to claim that its assent is invalid if any of these grounds can be substantiated.This is not substantiated by analysis of the high strictures according to the method of diagnosis.Allegations made by prisoners are usually only considered when substantiated by the evidence of a prison officer.The claim that higher minimum wages are inflationary and will create a loss of jobs is not substantiated either.This is not invariable, but its occurrence can provide substantiating evidence of epilepsy.No evidence has been found to substantiate the story.The authorities claimed they were conspiring to overthrow the government, but offered no evidence to substantiate these claims.The fact substantiates what reason points out.Graph the two equations to substantiate your answers.substantiate ... claimsThis is important as video evidence of illegal activities etc., can later be used in court to substantiate the groups claims.Thus, a certain historical myopia is required to substantiate territorial claims.Though the standard of evidence we demand to substantiate extraordinary claims is high, it is not impossibly high.To substantiate claims of priority, etc. 8.
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Verb table
substantiate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysubstantiate
he, she, itsubstantiates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysubstantiated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave substantiated
he, she, ithas substantiated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad substantiated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill substantiate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have substantiated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam substantiating
he, she, itis substantiating
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you, we, theyare substantiating
Past
I, he, she, itwas substantiating
you, we, theywere substantiating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been substantiating
he, she, ithas been substantiating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been substantiating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be substantiating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been substantiating
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