substantiate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): səbˈstanʃɪeɪt
  • Hyphenation: sub‧stan‧ti‧ate

Verb[edit]

substantiate (third-person singular simple present substantiates, present participle substantiating, simple past and past participle substantiated)

  1. (transitive) to verify something by supplying evidence; to authenticate or corroborate
  2. (transitive) to give material form or substance to something; to embody; to record in documents

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "substantiate" (in English), (HTML) Oxford dictionaries. URL accessed on 2014-03-22.
  2. ^ http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/substantiate