corroborate

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From Latin corrōborātus, perfect passive participle of corrōborō (strengthen), from com- (together) + rōborō (strengthen), from rōbur (strength).

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corroborate (third-person singular simple present corroborates, present participle corroborating, simple past and past participle corroborated)

  1. (transitive) To confirm or support something with additional evidence; to attest or vouch for.
    • I. Taylor
      The concurrence of all corroborates the same truth.
  2. (transitive) To make strong; to strengthen.
    • I. Watts
      As any limb well and duly exercised, grows stronger, the nerves of the body are corroborated thereby.

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corroborate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of corroborare
  2. second-person plural imperative of corroborare
  3. feminine plural of corroborato

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corrōborāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of corrōborō