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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corroborate  \Cor*rob"o*rate\  (k?r-r?b"?-r?t),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p. 
  p.  {Corroborated}  (-r?`t?d);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Corroborating} 
  (-r?`t?ng).  ]  [L.  corroboratus  p.  p.  of  corroborare  to 
  corroborate;  cor-  +  roborare  to  strengthen,  robur  strength. 
  See  {Robust}.] 
  1.  To  make  strong,  or  to  give  additional  strength  to  to 
  strengthen.  [Obs.] 
 
  As  any  limb  well  and  duly  exercised,  grows  stronger, 
  the  nerves  of  the  body  are  corroborated  thereby. 
  --I.  Watts. 
 
  2.  To  make  more  certain;  to  confirm;  to  establish. 
 
  The  concurrence  of  all  corroborates  the  same  truth. 
  --I.  Taylor. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  corroborated 
  adj  :  supported  or  established  by  evidence  or  proof;  "the 
  substantiated  charges";  "a  verified  case"  [syn:  {substantiated}, 
  {verified}] 




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